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Early tool-making in Asia: two-million-year-old artefacts in Pakistan

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

R.W. Dennell
Department of Archaeology & Prehistory, University of Sheffield, Sheffield s10 2TN
H. Rendell
Geography Laboratory, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9ON. E
E. Hailwood
Department of Oceanography, University of Southampton, Southampton SO9 5NH


For the last half-century, the story of very early hominids, and their stone industries, has been almost exclusively ‘in Africa’. This first report of a very early industry takes the story ‘out of Africa’ and into the Indian sub-continent – that is, in a geographical direction towards the early industries of eastern Asia.

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