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Study reveals one of the possible uses of shaped stone balls in the Middle East 400,000 years ago

April 22, 2020 - General

Ruth Blasco, Taphonomy researcher at the Centro Nacional de Investigacion sobre la Evolucion Humana (CENIEH), has participated in a study published in the journal PLOS ONE on one of the possible uses of the spheroids or stone balls found at the Lower Palaeolithic site of Qesem Cave, in Israel, through a multidisciplinary approach which involves both technological, use-wear and residue analyses, as well as a series of bone fracturing…

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