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Deconstructing Olduvai A Taphonomic Study of the Bed I Sites

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ISBN-10: 1402061501

ISBN-13: 9781402061509

Edition: 2007

Authors: Manuel Dom�nguez-Rodrigo, Rebeca Barba, Charles P. Egeland

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List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 292
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.640

Manuel Dom�nguez-Rodrigo is a professor of Archaeology in the Department of Prehistory of the Complutense University, Madrid. He is co-editor of Journal of Taphonomy. He has been the head of research projects on human evolution conducted in Peninj, Eyasi and Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania), as well as having participated in research conducted in Gona (Ethiopia) and Swartkrans (South Africa). He is associate researcher of the National Museums of Kenya. Rebeca Barba got her doctorate in Archaeology in the Complutense University under the supervision of MDR. She has conducted research in Peninj and Olduvai. He is associate researcher of the National Museums of Kenya. Charles P. Egeland recently recieved his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Indiana University in Bloomington. In addition to his work in Tanzania, he has conducted field and lab research in South Africa, Kenya, Germany and several U.S. states.

The "home base" debate
The hunting-versus-scavenging debate
The "physical attribute" taphonomic approach
Geological and paleoecological overview of Olduvai Gorge
New estimates of tooth-mark and percussion-mark frequencies at the FLK Zinjanthropus level : the carnivore-hominid-carnivore hypothesis falsified (I)
The behavioral meaning of cut marks at the FLK Zinj level : the carnivore-hominid-carnivore hypothesis falsified (II)
A cautionary tale about early archaeological sites : a reanalysis of FLK North 6
A palimpsest at FLK North 1-2 : independent carnivore - and hominid - made bone accumulations
A taphonomic study of FLK North 3 and 4 : a felid-hyaenid and hominid palimpsest
Zooarchaeology and taphonomy of FLK North 5
Natural background bone assemblages and their ravaging stages in Olduvai Bed I
FLK North North 1 : "living floor" or natural accumulation?
Zooarchaeology and taphonomy of FLK North North 2
Reanalysis of FLK North North 3 : yet another case of a palimpsest?
Zooarchaeology and taphonomy of the DK site