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Excavations in beds III, IV, and the Masek beds, 1968-1971

M.D. Leakey with D.A. Roe ; with contributions by P. Callow ... [et al.]

(Olduvai Gorge, v. 5)

Cambridge University Press, 1994

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Four folded maps in pocket

Bibliography: p. 321-322

Includes index

内容説明・目次

内容説明

At Olduvai Gorge natural erosion exposed a deep series of superimposed geological beds containing rich artefact and fossil assemblages spanning the last 1.8 million years. The sire ot famous as a rsult of excavations conducted there since 1951 under the direction of Mary Leakey and her husband, the late Louis Leakey. This volume, written largely by Mary Leakey herself, is the last of the reports and records the archaeological finds in the upper part of the Olduvai sequence from excavations carried out from the end of 1968 until 1971. The period covered here is from about 1.2 to 0.4 million years ago and th efinds include artefacts and faunal remains excavated from sites in beds II, IV na the Masek beds. The volume follows on from the archaeological record in beds I and II published in volume 3 of the series.

目次

  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of plates
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Geology and dating of Beds III, IV and the Masek Beds R. L. Hay
  • 2. Bed III, J. K. (Juma's Korongo) Mary Leakey
  • 3. The base of Bed IV, WK Hippo Cliff, PDK Trench IV, WK the Lower Channel Mary Leakey
  • 4. Lower Bed IV. HEB East, HEB and HEB West, WK Intermediate Channel Mary Leakey
  • 5. Upper Bed IV. WK, Upper Channel, WK East A and C, PDK Trenches I-III, HEB West Level I Mary Leakey
  • 6. The Masek Beds and Sites in uncertain context Mary Leakey
  • 7. The Fauna Mary Leakey
  • 8. A metrical analysis of selected sets of handaxes and cleavers from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania D. A. Roe
  • 9. The Olduvai bifaces: technology and raw materials P. Callow
  • 10. Results of experimental work in relation to the Stone Industries of Olduvai Gorge P. R. Jones
  • Sumary and overview D. A. Roe
  • Appendix A. Modified bones from Beds III and IV
  • Appendix B. Mapping of an archaeological site at Olduvai Gorge Celia K. Nyamweru
  • References
  • Index.

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BA24163320
  • ISBN
    • 0521334039
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    Cambridge [England]
  • ページ数/冊数
    xiv, 327 p., [24] p. of plates
  • 大きさ
    29 cm
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