Topic ID #38315 - posted 5/1/2017 4:38 AM

South African cave yields Middle Stone Age projectiles


April 26 (UPI) -- The chronology of advancements in stone knapping technology isn't well understood by archaeologists. But a new discovery in a Souther African cave is offering some clarity.

Hunter gatherers began using new techniques to create stone projectiles during what's known as the South African Middle Stone Age. However, there remains debate about the details -- the timing and origin -- of each technological breakthrough.


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