Living the high life: the early arrival of hunter-gatherers in the glaciated Ethiopian Highlands

Groos, Alexander R. (29 May 2020). Living the high life: the early arrival of hunter-gatherers in the glaciated Ethiopian Highlands. The Science Breaker 10.25250/thescbr.brk344

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High mountains around the globe have long been thought to represent pristine ecosystems that have been reshaped by humans quite late in the earth's history. The recent discovery of a 47-31 thousand-year-old residential site at 3,500 m in the Ethiopian Highlands contradicts this view and highlights the early expansion of Middle Stone Age hunter-gatherers into the cold and glaciated mountains.

Item Type:

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography

UniBE Contributor:

Groos, Alexander Raphael

Subjects:

900 History > 910 Geography & travel

Funders:

[UNSPECIFIED] Swiss National Science Foundation ; [UNSPECIFIED] German Research Foundation

Language:

English

Submitter:

Alexander Raphael Groos

Date Deposited:

23 Jul 2020 09:06

Last Modified:

25 Jul 2020 06:51

Publisher DOI:

10.25250/thescbr.brk344

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Archaeology, Middle Stone Age, Ethiopian Highlands, Last Glacial Period

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.145313

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/145313

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