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(PDF) Ochre Use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, Sou th ...

Many Middle Stone Age (MSA) sites have evidence of the regular collection and use of ochre. Sibudu (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) has a large MSA ochre assemblage of over 9000 pieces from layers ...

(PDF) Ochre use at Sibudu Cave and its link to complex ...

Ochre is found at many Middle Stone Age (MSA) sites and its use is often attributed to enhanced mental abilities and symbolism. However, the links between the visible uses of ochre, cognition and symbolism have not been clearly demonstrated.

OCHRE USE AT SIBUDU CAVE AND ITS LINK TO COMPLEX

The main body of this research comprises a study of the Middle Stone Age e ochr assemblage from Sibudu, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Sibudu has a large Middle Stone Age ochre assemblage of over 9000 pieces of ochre from layers dating between ~77 ka and ~37.6 ka. All pieces were examined to determine the types of ochre used and to

The cognitive requirements for ochre use in the Middle ...

Ochre is found at many Middle Stone Age sites and its use is often associated with enhanced mental abilities and symbolism, but the links between the visible uses of ochre and

Cognitive Requirements for Ochre Use in the Middle Stone ...

Nov 03, 2014  Ochre is found at many Middle Stone Age sites and its use is often associated with enhanced mental abilities and symbolism, but the links between the visible uses of ochre and cognition have not been clearly defined.

ARC3PAL Essay: Ochre and the African middle stone age record

Ochre use at Sibudu Cave and its link to complex cognition in the Middle Stone Age

Variability in Middle Stone Age symbolic traditions: The ...

Oct 01, 2019  Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving Journal of African Archaeology , 11 ( 2013 ) , pp. 75 -

Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the ...

May 24, 2017  Introduction. Ochre pieces, often modified by grinding and scraping to produce red powder, and ochre-stained objects (grindstones, ochre containers, lithic and bone tools, personal ornaments) represent one of the most controversial features found at Middle Stone Age (MSA) and Middle Palaeolithic sites.

A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at ...

Jun 30, 2015  Hodgskiss T. Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: Grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving. J Afr Archaeol. 2013; 11: 75–95. View Article Google Scholar 27. Parkington JE. Moderns and middens: Shellfishing and the Middle Stone Age of the Western Cape. S Afr J Sci. 2003; 99: 243–247.

Cognitive Requirements for Ochre Use in the Middle Stone ...

Cognitive Requirements for Ochre Use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa. T ammy Hodgskiss. Cambridge Archaeological Journal / V olume 24 / Issue 03 / October 2014, pp 405 - 428.

The cognitive requirements for ochre use in the Middle ...

Ochre use at Sibudu Cave and its link to complex cognition in the Middle Stone Age By Tammy Hodgskiss (-Reynard) From Hominid to Human The Role of Human Wisdom and Distinctiveness in the Evolution of Modern Humans

(PDF) Direct evidence for the use of ochre in the hafting ...

Evidence for hunting and hafting during the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu Cave, KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa: a multianalytical approach. Journal of Human Evolution 48: 279–300. –––––– 2006. The gripping nature of ochre: evidence from Sibudu Cave for the use of ochre in Middle Stone Age technology.

A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at ...

Jun 30, 2015  A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at Sibudu, South Africa. ... Ochre powder production and use are documented in Middle Stone Age South African sites but until now there has been no evidence of the use of milk as a binder. Our analyses show that this ochre-based mixture was neither a hafting adhesive nor a residue left after ...

Middle Stone Age pièces esquillées from Sibudu Cave, South ...

Jun 01, 2012  Direct evidence for the use of ochre in the hafting technology of Middle Stone Age tools from Sibudu Cave Southern Africa Humanities , 18 ( 2006 ) , pp. 57 -

Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the ...

May 24, 2017  Watts I. The origin of symbolic culture: the Middle Stone Age of southern Africa and Khoisan ethnography. Doctoral dissertation, University of London. 1998. 40. Hodgskiss T. Ochre Use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: Grinding, Rubbing, Scoring and Engraving. J Afr Archaeol. 2013;11: 75–95. View Article

ARC3PAL Essay: Ochre and the African middle stone age record

ARC3PAL Essay: Ochre and the African middle stone age record. Caroline Seawright. Related Papers. Ochre crayons or waste products? Replications compared with MSA 'crayons' from Sibudu Cave, South Africa. By Lyn Wadley. Timing and trajectory of cultural evolution on

Variability in Middle Stone Age symbolic traditions: The ...

Oct 01, 2019  Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving Journal of African Archaeology , 11 ( 2013 ) , pp. 75 -

A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at ...

Jun 30, 2015  Hodgskiss T. Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: Grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving. J Afr Archaeol. 2013; 11: 75–95. View Article Google Scholar 27. Parkington JE. Moderns and middens: Shellfishing and the Middle Stone Age of the Western Cape. S Afr J Sci. 2003; 99: 243–247.

Evidence of hunting and hafting during the Middle Stone ...

Mar 01, 2005  Points and point fragments from Middle Stone Age layers (dated to between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago) from Sibudu Cave, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, were examined to establish whether they were used as hafted spearheads for hunting.

Variability in Middle Stone Age symbolic traditions: The ...

Located in the KwaZulu-Natal, 15 km from the coast, Sibudu has yielded twenty-three marine gastropods, nine of which are perforated. At 70.5 ± 2.0 ka, in a Still Bay Industry, there is a cluster of perforated Afrolittorina africana shells, one of which has red ochre stains. There is also a perforated Mancinella capensis and some unperforated shells of both A. africana and M. capensis.

Ochre Use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa ...

Oct 25, 2013  Many Middle Stone Age (MSA) sites have evidence of the regular collection and use of ochre. Sibudu (KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa) has a large MSA ochre assemblage of over 9000 pieces from layers dating between ~77 ka and ~38 ka. There are 682 pieces with signs of use. All usetraces were examined and activity categories were defined based on published ochre experiments. The

Ochre - The Oldest Known Natural Pigment in the World

Jul 03, 2019  Ochre was part of the first art of the Middle Stone Age (MSA) phase in Africa called Howiesons Poort. The early modern human assemblages of 100,000-year-old MSA sites including Blombos Cave and Klein Kliphuis in South Africa have been found to include examples of engraved ochre, slabs of ochre with carved patterns deliberately cut into the surface.

Middle Stone Age - Wikipedia

The Middle Stone Age (or MSA) was a period of African prehistory between the Early Stone Age and the Later Stone Age.It is generally considered to have begun around 280,000 years ago and ended around 50–25,000 years ago. The beginnings of particular MSA stone tools have their origins as far back as 550–500,000 years ago and as such some researchers consider this to be the beginnings of the ...

Ochre Use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa ...

Oct 25, 2013  Many Middle Stone Age (MSA) sites have evidence of the regular collection and use of ochre. Sibudu (KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa) has a large MSA ochre assemblage of over 9000 pieces from layers dating between ~77 ka and ~38 ka. There are 682 pieces with signs of use. All usetraces were examined and activity categories were defined based on published ochre experiments. The

A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at ...

Jun 30, 2015  A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at Sibudu, South Africa. ... Ochre powder production and use are documented in Middle Stone Age South African sites but until now there has been no evidence of the use of milk as a binder. Our analyses show that this ochre-based mixture was neither a hafting adhesive nor a residue left after ...

Ochre use at Sibudu Cave and its link to complex ... - CORE

Sibudu has a large Middle Stone\ud Age ochre assemblage of over 9000 pieces of ochre from layers dating between ~77 ka\ud and ~37.6 ka. All pieces were examined to determine the types of ochre used and to\ud inspect all use-traces present on the pieces.

Sabinet Direct evidence for the use of ochre in the ...

Microscopy was performed on tools obtained from the Middle Stone Age deposits of Sibudu Cave because previous observations suggested that there might be a possible functional role for ochre at the site. Analyses of the distribution patterns of ochre residues conducted on post-Howiesons Poort points and Howiesons Poort segments from Sibudu Cave show that ochre was an integral part of the ...

Middle Stone Age pièces esquillées from Sibudu Cave, South ...

Jun 01, 2012  Direct evidence for the use of ochre in the hafting technology of Middle Stone Age tools from Sibudu Cave Southern Africa Humanities , 18 ( 2006 ) , pp. 57 -

The Role of Ochre in the Middle Stone Age

Red ochre is widely distributed at Middle Stone Age (MSA – for list of abbreviations see Appendix 1) sites. Ritual and utilitarian interpretations have been proposed for its occurrences, resulting in an ongoing debate regarding the role ochre played during the African MSA.

Variability in Middle Stone Age symbolic traditions: The ...

Oct 01, 2019  Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving Journal of African Archaeology , 11 ( 2013 ) , pp. 75 -

Sibudu Cave - Wikipedia

Sibudu Cave is a rock shelter in a sandstone cliff in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is an important Middle Stone Age site occupied, with some gaps, from 77,000 years ago to 38,000 years ago.. Evidence of some of the earliest examples of modern human technology has been found in the shelter (although the earliest known spears date back 400,000 years).

A Milk and Ochre Paint Mixture Used 49,000 Years Ago at ...

Jun 30, 2015  Hodgskiss T. Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu, South Africa: Grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving. J Afr Archaeol. 2013; 11: 75–95. View Article Google Scholar 27. Parkington JE. Moderns and middens: Shellfishing and the Middle Stone Age of the Western Cape. S Afr J Sci. 2003; 99: 243–247.

Evidence of hunting and hafting during the Middle Stone ...

Mar 01, 2005  Points and point fragments from Middle Stone Age layers (dated to between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago) from Sibudu Cave, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, were examined to establish whether they were used as hafted spearheads for hunting.

Putting ochre to the test: replication studies of ...

Substantial frequencies of Middle Stone Age (MSA) lithics from Rose Cottage and Sibudu Caves in South Africa have red ochre on their proximal and medial portions. Residue studies suggest that the tools were hafted and that the ochre may be part of the adhesive used for hafting the tools.

Compound-Adhesive Manufacture as a Behavioral Proxy for ...

Daniela Eugenia Rosso, Francesco d’Errico, Alain Queffelec, Nuno Bicho Patterns of change and continuity in ochre use during the late Middle Stone Age of the Horn of Africa: The Porc-Epic Cave record, PLOS ONE 12, no.5 5 (May 2017): e0177298.

Implications for complex cognition from the hafting of ...

Jun 16, 2009  Fig. 1. Stone tools (segments) with adhesive from Sibudu Cave. (A) Segment with red ochre visible to the naked eye on that part of the tool that would have been in a haft (i).Microscopic views of red ochre and plant gum on the tool (ii and iii).(B) Segment with black fat on that part of the tool that would have been in a haft (i).Microscopic views of fat on the tool (ii–iv).

Tammy Hodgskiss – The Conversation

Ochre use in the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu: grinding, rubbing, scoring and engraving, Journal of African Archaeology 11(1): 75–95 2012 An investigation into the properties of the ochre from ...

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