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Shuidonggou localities 1 and 2 in northern China: archaeology and chronology of the Initial Upper Palaeolithic in north-east Asia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 June 2015

Susan G. Keates
Affiliation:
Düsseldorf 40625, Germany (Email: anthres15@yahoo.com)
Yaroslav V. Kuzmin
Affiliation:
Institute of Geology & Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Koptyug Avenue 3, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia; and Tomsk State University, Tomsk 634050, Russia
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Abstract

Shuidonggou localities 1 and 2 provide key evidence for the Initial Upper Palaeolithic of north-east Asia. In a recent article in Antiquity (87 (2013), 368–383), Li et al. proposed a new chronology, building on the earlier results of Madsen et al. (Antiquity 75 (2001), 705–716). Here Susan Keates and Yaroslav Kuzmin take issue with the new chronology. The article is followed by a response from Li and Gao.

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