• Multiple hominin dispersals into Southwest Asia over the past 400,000 years 

      Groucutt, Huw S.; White, Tom S.; Scerri, Eleanor M. L.; Andrieux, Eric; Clark-Wilson, Richard; Breeze, Paul S.; Armitage, Simon James; Stewart, Mathew; Drake, Nick; Louys, Julien; Price, Gilbert J.; Duval, Mathieu; Parton, Ash; Candy, Ian; Carleton, W. Christopher; Shipton, Ceri; Jennings, Richard P.; Zahir, Muhammad; Blinkhorn, James; Blockley, Simon; Al-Omari, Abdulaziz; Alsharekh, Abdullah M.; Petraglia, Michael D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Pleistocene hominin dispersals out of, and back into, Africa necessarily involved traversing the diverse and often challenging environments of Southwest Asia1,2,3,4. Archaeological and palaeontological records from the ...
    • The oldest Homo erectus buried lithic horizon from the Eastern Saharan Africa. EDAR 7 - an Acheulean assemblage with Kombewa method from the Eastern Desert, Sudan 

      Masojć, Mirosław; Kim, Ju Yong; Krupa-Kurzynowska, Joanna; Sohn, Young Kwan; Ehlert, Maciej; Michalec, Grzegorz; Cendrowska, Marzena; Andrieux, Eric; Armitage, Simon James; Szmit, Marcin; Dreczko, Ewa; Kim, Jin Cheul; Kim, Ji Sung; Lee, Gwang-Soo; Moska, Piotr; Jadain, Modather Abdalla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Although essential for reconstructing hominin behaviour during the Early Palaeolithic, only a handful of Acheulean sites have been dated in the Eastern Sahara region. This is due to the scarcity of sites for this time ...
    • Taphonomy of an excavated striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena) den in Arabia: implications for paleoecology and prehistory 

      Stewart, Mathew; Andrieux, Eric; Clark-Wilson, Richard; Vanwezer, Nils; Blinkhorn, James; Armitage, Simon James; Al-Omari, Abdulaziz; Zahrani, Badr; Alqahtani, Mesfer; Al-Shanti, Mahmoud; Zalmout, Iyad; Al-Mufarreh, Yahya S. A.; Alsharekh, Abdullah; Boivin, Nicole; Petraglia, Michael D.; Groucutt, Huw S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Studies of modern carnivore accumulations of bone (i.e., neo-taphonomy) are crucial for interpreting fossil accumulations in the archaeological and paleontological records. Yet, studies in arid regions have been limited ...
    • A Window into the Early–Middle Stone Age Transition in Northeastern Africa—A Marine Isotope Stage 7a/6 Late Acheulean Horizon from the EDAR 135 Site, Eastern Sahara (Sudan) 

      Michalec, Grzegorz; Cendrowska, Marzena; Andrieux, Eric; Armitage, Simon James; Ehlert, Maciej; Kim, Ju Yong; Sohn, Young Kwan; Krupa-Kurzynowska, Joanna; Moska, Piotr; Szmit, Marcin; Masojć, Mirosław (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This paper presents the results of the analysis of a late Acheulean horizon from the EDAR 135 site, which was discovered in the Eastern Desert, Sudan, in an area heavily transformed by modern mining activity. A lithic ...