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Heated artefacts in silcrete made by Homo sapiens in the Middle Stone Age at Klipdrift Shelter, South Africa
Photo:
Katja Douze, University of the Witwatersrand
Description: 
EARLY HUMANS PACKING HEAT: Extensive heat treatment in Middle Stone Age shows that controlled use of fire may have occurred at early stage of tool and blade production. The photo shows heated artefacts in silcrete made by Homo sapiens at Klipdrift Shelter, South Africa.