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Stone tool changes may show how Mesolithic hunter-gatherers responded to changing climate

July 18, 2019 - General

The development of new hunting projectiles by European hunter-gatherers during the Mesolithic may have been linked to territoriality in a rapidly-changing climate, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Philippe Crombé from Ghent University, Belgium.

Reconstruction of a Mesolithic camp-site with a hunter in the front ready to fire an arrow
 mounted with stone microliths [Credit: Ulco Glimmerveen]As…

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