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Creating a Portable Dome-RTI system for Imaging Lithics

Our guest blogger is Dr. Leszek Pawlowicz, an Associate Practitioner in the Department of Anthropology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA. He can be contacted at… 897 more words


"Oldest known stone tools found in Kenya; makers not known" - Yahoo News

Check this out! Scientists have found stone tools far older than any known stone tool. ” At 3.3 million years old, they push back the record of stone tools by about 700,000 years. 127 more words


Stone tools older than man found: Were our ancient ancestors already toolmakers before evolving into humans?

Stone tools that are older than man have been found — suggesting that our ancient ancestors were already skilled toolmakers before they evolved into humans. 292 more words


Jack reblogged this on Universal Journal Review.

149 stone flakes, hammers and anvils, found off at the Lomekwi 3 site on the shores of Lake Turkana, appears to have been crafted more than 3.3 million years ago — 500,000 years before our genus Homo. 58 more words


Oldest Known Stone Tools Discovered in Kenya

Researchers who stumbled upon stone tools in Kenya in 2011 revealed in a new paper that they are now considered the oldest ones ever found. 145 more words