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Still Bay Point-Production Strategies at Hollow Rock Shelter and Umhlatuzana Rock Shelter and Knowledge-Transfer Systems in Southern Africa at about 80-70 Thousand Years Ago
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences. University of Johannesburg, South Africa ; Stellenbosch University, South Africa. (Arkeologi)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8747-4131
University of Johannesburg, South Africa ; Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
2016 (English)In: PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, E-ISSN 1932-6203, Vol. 11, no 12, article id e0168012Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

It has been suggested that technological variations associated with Still Bay assemblages of southern Africa have not been addressed adequately. Here we present a study developed to explore regional and temporal variations in Still Bay point-production strategies. We applied our approach in a regional context to compare the Still Bay point assemblages from Hollow Rock Shelter (Western Cape) and Umhlatuzana Rock Shelter (KwaZulu-Natal). Our interpretation of the point-production strategies implies inter-regional point-production conventions, but also highlights variability and intra-regional knapping strategies used for the production of Still Bay points. These strategies probably reflect flexibility in the organisation of knowledge-transfer systems at work during the later stages of the Middle Stone Age between about 80 ka and 70 ka in South Africa. 

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2016. Vol. 11, no 12, article id e0168012
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Middle Stone Age, Still Bay, behavioural flexibility, bifacial- and unifacial-point production, knowledge-transfer systems
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Archaeology
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Humanities, Archaeology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-58940DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168012ISI: 000392745600046Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85006117053OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-58940DiVA, id: diva2:1055703
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Swedish Research Council, Dnr 721–2014–2100Available from: 2016-12-13 Created: 2016-12-13 Last updated: 2017-11-29Bibliographically approved

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