• Human footprints provide snapshot of last interglacial ecology in the Arabian interior 

      Stewart, Mathew; Clark-Wilson, Richard; Breeze, Paul S; Janulis, Klint; Candy, Ian; Armitage, Simon James; Ryves, David B.; Louys, Julien; Duval, Mathieu; Price, Gilbert J; Cuthbertson, Patrick; Bernal, Marco A.; Drake, Nick A; Alsharekh, Abdullah; Zahrani, Badr; Al-Omari, Abdulaziz; Roberts, Patrick; Groucutt, Huw S.; Petraglia, Michael D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The nature of human dispersals out of Africa has remained elusive because of the poor resolution of paleoecological data in direct association with remains of the earliest non-African people. Here, we report hominin and ...
    • Trajectories of cultural innovation from the Middle to Later Stone Age in Eastern Africa: Personal ornaments, bone artifacts, and ocher from Panga ya Saidi, Kenya 

      d'Errico, Francesco; Pitarch Marti, Africa; Shipton, Ceri; Le Vraux, Emma; Ndiema, Emmanuel; Goldstein, Steven; Petraglia, Michael D.; Boivin, Nicole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-09)
      African Middle Stone Age (MSA) populations used pigments, manufactured and wore personal ornaments, made abstract engravings, and produced fully shaped bone tools. However, ongoing research across Africa reveals variability ...