The Early Acheulean

Konso, Ethiopia

Gen Suwa, Yonas Beyene, Katsuhiro Sano, and Berhane Asfaw

University of Tokyo Press

The Early Acheulean

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Pub Date: March 2019

ISBN: 9784130202800

120 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $65.00£50.00

The Early Acheulean

Konso, Ethiopia

Gen Suwa, Yonas Beyene, Katsuhiro Sano, and Berhane Asfaw

University of Tokyo Press

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This book presents a beautiful photo collection of the Konso stone tools, the Acheulean artifacts. These artifacts include the world’s oldest stone tools shaped to preconceived form. The volume illustrates early stone tool technology and its development from 1.75 to fewer than 1 million years ago.

About the Author

Gen Suwa is a professor at the University of Tokyo.

Yonas Beyene is a paleolithic archeologist at the Association for the Conservation of Culture.

Katsuhiro Sano is associate professor at Waseda University.

Berhane Asfaw is a paleoanthropologist at the Rift Valley Research Service.