Evidence for early human occupation at high altitudes in western Central Asia: The Alay site

Svetlana Shnaider, William T. Taylor, Aida Abdykanova, Ksenia Kolobova, Andrei Krivoshapkin

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Abstract

The Alay site represents the earliest, high-altitude human-occupation site currently known in western Central Asia. Recent recovery and analysis of a lithic assemblage from Alay underlines the importance of this site and its role in the cultural and technological development in later Eurasian prehistory.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
JournalAntiquity
Volume92
Issue number363
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes

OECD FOS+WOS

  • 5.04.BF ANTHROPOLOGY
  • 6.01.BI ARCHAEOLOGY
  • 6.05.BQ HUMANITIES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY

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