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Scientists Discover Oldest Known Human Grave in Africa

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Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Published Date:
Wed, 05 May 2021 15:00:00 +0000
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"Milling tools and the Epi-paleolithic in the Near East" by Rose L. Solecki

Collection Creator:
Medicine, Beatrice  Search this
Container:
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
bulk 1970-1979
Collection Restrictions:
Materials relating to student grades, letters of recommendation, and evaluations have been restricted.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Beatrice Medicine papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Guide to the Beatrice Medicine papers
Guide to the Beatrice Medicine papers / Series 3: Archaeology
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1997-05-ref286

Yung-Jo Lee photographs relating to Paleolithic sites in Korea

Creator:
Lee, Yung-Jo  Search this
Extent:
21 Color prints
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color prints
Photographs
Place:
Korea -- Antiquities
Suyanggae Site (Korea)
Date:
circa 1983-1989
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Yung-Jo Lee documenting excavations and found artifacts and skeletons (some in situ) at Suyanggae site, Tanyang; Turubong No. 2 Cave at Ch'ongwon; Ch'ungju Dam and Reservoir area; and Hungsu Cave at Cheongwong-gun.
Biographical/Historical note:
Yung-Jo Lee was a professor of archeology and the director of the University Museum at Chungbuk National University in Chongju-shi, South Korea. He led the excavation of Suyanggae site starting in 1983.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-18, NAA MS 7533, USNM ACC 387057
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Six articles by Lee (some in Korean), were also donated with this collection and have been relocated to the National Anthropological Archives Reference Files.
Casts of tools, also donated by Lee, held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 387057.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Paleolithic period -- Korea  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 91-18, Yung-Jo Lee photographs relating to Paleolithic sites in Korea, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-18

Hannah Marie Wormington Papers

Creator:
Wormington, Hannah Marie  Search this
Extent:
25.8 Linear feet (58 boxes, 1 oversized, 1 lantern slide tray)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Place:
Colorado -- Archeology
Date:
1930-1993
Summary:
The Hannah Marie Wormington papers, 1930-1993, document her professional career as an archeologist through correspondence, film, grant proposals, lantern slides, lecture notes, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, presentations, publications, reports, slides, and sound recordings, including her field work at the Folsom Site.
Scope and Contents:
Wormington's papers consist of correspondence, field notes and affiliated materials, lecture notes, manuscripts, photographs, professional, teaching materials, and writings by her students and colleagues. The papers reflect many aspects of Wormington's professional life including her archaeological work, professional development and teaching career, although there is relatively little concerning her curatorial work at the Denver Museum of Natural History. Correspondents include James M. Adovasio, Larry D. Agenbroad, George Agogino, Robert Ashton, Marie Madeleine Baboulet John O. Brew, Alan L. Bryan, E. Stephen Cassells, John L. Cotter, Richard D. Daugherty, Richard G. Forbis, George C. Frison, F.M. Fryxell, Julian Hayden, C. Vance Haynes, William N. Irving, Henry Irwin, Cynthia Irwin-Williams, Elaine Johnson, Ruthann Knudson, L.S.B. Leakey, Barbara Purdy, Bruce E. Rippeteau, Richard Shulter, Dennis J. Stanford, Christie G. Turner, Sol Tax, and Sharon Young.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 9 series: 1. Correspondence; 2. Site files; 3. Lecture notes/Teaching notes; 4. Wormington publications; 5. Professional organizations; 6. Papers written by others; 7. Articles; 8. Miscellaneous; 9. Audiovisual collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Hannah Marie Wormington was born in Denver, Colorado in 1914. She studied archaeology with E.B. Renaud and earned a B.A. from the University of Denver in 1935. After graduating from college, she traveled to France where she worked under Henri Martin at a Paleolithic excavation in the Dordogne. She retained an interest in French archaeology. Returning to Denver from her studies abroad, she was hired by the Denver Museum of Natural History as a staff archaeologist. In 1937, she became curator of archaeology, establishing the museum's status as an important center for Paleo-Indian research. She remained at the museum until 1968. She received her doctorate in 1954, becoming the first Harvard (Radcliffe) female Ph.D. to specialize in archaeology.

While at the Denver Museum of Natural History, she cataloged the Lindenmeier material in the collection (1936) and excavated the Johnson Site (a Folsom camp) near La Porte, Colorado. Starting in 1937, she excavated a series of rock shelters in Montrose County, Colorado, Grand County, Utah, and Mesa County, Colorado. She surveyed prehistoric migration routes of ancient hunters in the Province of Alberta, Canada in 1955 and1956. In the 1960s, she worked at the Frazier Agate Basin site and with Joe Ben Wheat at the Jurgens Cody site at the Jurgens Cody site in Weld County, Colorado. She also served as a consultant on an excavation of mammoth and associated material in the Valley of Mexico (1952) and of a human skeleton near Turin, Iowa (1955); excavations at Onion Portage, Alaska (1963), the Scottsbluff butchering site near Chadron, Nebraska (1971), and Hot Springs Mammoth Site, South Dakota (1977). Wormington also served as a visiting or adjunct professor with Arizona State University, Colorado College, the University of Colorado, and the University of Wyoming.

Wormington became the first women president of the Society for American Archaeology in 1967. She received many awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1970, Colorado's State Archaeologist's Award in 1977, an Honorary Doctorate from Colorado State University in 1977, and the Society of American Archaeology's Distinguished Service Award in 1983.

Hannah Marie Wormington was an American archaeologist known for her study of Paleo-Indians in the Southwest. She contributed greatly to the body of research of prehistoric cultures; among those were the Fremont of Utah, and the Uncompahgre of Colorado. Her most significant publications were Ancient Man in North America (1939b) and Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest (1947). Both are considered classics for synthesizing an incredible amount of data on the subject of Prehistoric Indians.
Restrictions:
The Hannah Marie Wormington papers are open for research.
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Topic:
Paleolithic -- Tools  Search this
Paleoindian  Search this
Folsom culture  Search this
Archeology -- Colorado  Search this
Caves  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Citation:
Hannah Marie Wormington Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1995-19
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_collection:sova-naa-1995-19

Using Only Trace Amounts of Poop in Soil Samples, Researchers Sequenced Entire Genomes of Two Ancient Bear Species

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Type:
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Published Date:
Wed, 28 Apr 2021 19:19:06 +0000
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MS 7277 The evolution of the flint artifact in the Old Stone Age based on MacCurdy

Creator:
Russell, John Townsend  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Charts
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The document is a chart shows the evolution from eoliths to Upper Magdalenian artifacts.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7277
Local Note:
Mimeographed
Topic:
Paleolithic -- Tools  Search this
Genre/Form:
Charts
Citation:
Manuscript 7277, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7277
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7277

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans

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Published Date:
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Rude Implements. (Paleolithic Type)

Collector:
Nathaniel S. Way  Search this
Donor Name:
Nathaniel S. Way  Search this
Site Name:
N. S. Way Farm  Search this
Object Type:
Tool
Place:
Accotink P. O., Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1888
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
020185
USNM Number:
A139028-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/335f6592a-99dd-441c-bbfe-7e6097be8aad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8018382

Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel : the Middle and Upper Paleolithic archaeology. Part 1 / edited by Ofer Bar-Yosef and Liliane Meignen ; with contributions by Rosa Maria Albert [and others]

Author:
Bar-Yosef, Ofer  Search this
Meignen, Liliane  Search this
Albert, Rosa Maria  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Israel
Carmel, Mount
Karmel, Mount, Region
Kebara Cave (Israel)
Carmel, Mount (Israel)
Kebara Cave
Mount Carmel Region
Karmel, Mount (Israel)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Mousterian culture  Search this
Paleolithic period  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_901743

Early stages in the evolution of human behavior : the adaptive significance of stone tools / door Glynn Isaac

Author:
Isaac, Glynn Llywelyn 1937-1985  Search this
Physical description:
32 p., 13 p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Date:
1983
1983?]
Topic:
Paleolithic period, Lower  Search this
Tools, Prehistoric  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
GN772.4.A1I83 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_312863

The early microlithic assemblages of southern Africa / P.J. Mitchell

Author:
Mitchell, Peter 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 313 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Southern
Afrique australe
Afrique (sud ouest)
Southern Africa
Date:
1988
Topic:
Paleolithic period  Search this
Stone implements  Search this
Tools, Prehistoric  Search this
Outils de pierre  Search this
Outils préhistoriques  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Microlithes  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Antiquités  Search this
Antiquités préhistoriques  Search this
Africa--Archaeological investigation  Search this
Call number:
GN446.1 .M68 1988
GN446.1.M68 1988
Restrictions & Rights:
Current Copyright Fee: GBP20.00 0. Uk
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_341780

Negative Log Book Number 6, (74-1 to 74-12340)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Type:
Logs (records)
Collection descriptions
Date:
1974
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-001 [SIA_10-001_NLB06]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367103
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Side Scrapers On Flakes

Collector:
Dr. Ralph S. Solecki  Search this
Rose Solecki  Search this
Donor Name:
Columbia University  Search this
Site Name:
Shanidar Cave  Search this
Length - 1 Of 2:
4 cm
Length - 2 Of 2:
3.6 cm
Width - 2 Of 2:
2 cm
Height - 2 Of 2:
1.3 cm
Width:
2.8 cm
Height:
1.4 cm
Culture:
Middle Paleolithic, Mousterian  Search this
Object Type:
Scraper
Place:
Rowanduz Qadha, Erbil Liwa, Iraq, Asia
Accession Date:
9 May 1958
Collection Date:
1956 to 1957
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
220078
USNM Number:
A426373-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e2f90e90-451e-479e-b9b8-0d0889701d02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8179174

Unretouched Blades

Collector:
Dr. Ralph S. Solecki  Search this
Rose Solecki  Search this
Donor Name:
Columbia University  Search this
Site Name:
Shanidar Cave  Search this
Length - 1 Of 3:
3.5 cm
Length - 2 Of 3:
3.1 cm
Width - 2 Of 3:
1.9 cm
Height - 2 Of 3:
0.7 cm
Length - 3 Of 3:
3.8 cm
Width - 3 Of 3:
1.7 cm
Height - 3 Of 3:
0.7 cm
Width:
1.6 cm
Height:
0.7 cm
Culture:
Middle Paleolithic, Mousterian  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Rowanduz Qadha, Erbil Liwa, Iraq, Asia
Accession Date:
9 May 1958
Collection Date:
1956 to 1957
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
220078
USNM Number:
A426432-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/317e89d95-5fb9-4104-8dc6-deab0c7bf4a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8179239

A Mysterious 25,000-Year-Old Structure Built of the Bones of 60 Mammoths

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Published Date:
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:01:41 +0000
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Emergence and diversity of modern human behavior in paleolithic Asia / edited by Yousuke Kaifu, Masami Izuho, Ted Goebel, Hiroyuki Sato, and Akira Ono

Editor:
Kaifu, Yōsuke 1969-  Search this
Author:
Symposium on the Emergence and Diversity of Modern Human Behavior in Palaeolithic Asia (2011 : Tokyo, Japan)  Search this
Physical description:
x, 580 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Asia
Date:
2015
Topic:
Paleolithic period  Search this
Human evolution  Search this
Social evolution  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1038668

End Scrapers

Collector:
Dr. Ralph S. Solecki  Search this
Rose Solecki  Search this
Donor Name:
Columbia University  Search this
Site Name:
Shanidar Cave  Search this
Length - 1 Of 2:
4 cm
Width - 1 Of 2:
3 cm
Length - 2 Of 2:
5.3 cm
Width - 2 Of 2:
2.1 cm
Height - 2 Of 2:
0.7 cm
Culture:
Upper Paleolithic, Baradostian  Search this
Upper Paleolithic  Search this
Object Type:
Scraper
Place:
Rowanduz Qadha, Erbil Liwa, Iraq, Asia
Accession Date:
9 May 1958
Collection Date:
1960
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
220078
USNM Number:
A609874-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38e992caf-f0ad-472f-b6a0-43c718e6999a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14944515
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Australian Hatchet "Kodj Axe"

Donor Name:
Willard Nye Jr.  Search this
Object Type:
Axe
Place:
Western Australia, Australia
Accession Date:
1882
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
011256
USNM Number:
E59356-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fdcdf7a8-c887-4b84-8310-9dd81daa4d16
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8470145
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Chert End-Scraper On Flake

Donor Name:
August Mencken  Search this
Culture:
Paleolithic  Search this
Object Type:
Scraper
Place:
Not Given
Accession Date:
24 Mar 1958
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
219743
USNM Number:
A419288-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34a86e3e8-3a4c-4eab-ac1d-bc3f02803bac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8168131

Denticulate Scrapers

Donor Name:
Jason Paige Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Paleolithic  Search this
Object Type:
Scraper
Place:
Limbourg, Belgium, Europe
Accession Date:
17 Feb 1957
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
214613
USNM Number:
A416697A-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/351e29d0e-63f2-4fae-858a-0a9ab690ee05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8165510

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