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Palaeolithic remains at the Hadar in the Afar region

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Studies of Plio–Pleistocene deposits along the Awash River in the Hadar region of Ethiopia have revealed for the first time several Palaeolithic sites. In addition to a large number of artefacts which provide evidence of early to late Stone Age industries the deposits have also yielded a rich vertebrate fauna including what may be the earliest hominid remains yet discovered.

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    Taieb, M., thesis, Univ. Paris (1974)

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    Taieb, M., Johanson, D. C., Coppens, Y., and Kalb, M. J., C. r.hebd. Séanc. Acad. Sci., Paris, sér D, 275, 819–22 (1972).

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    Taieb, M., Johanson, D. C., Coppens, Y., Bonnefille, R., and Kalb, M. J., ibid. 279, 735–38 (1974).

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