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Sarah Jacoba Deborah Wurz

Associate Professor, Archaeology
  • E-mailSarah.Wurz@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 89 77
  • Visitor Address
    Øysteinsgate 3
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen
Books
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2014. Southern and East African Middle Stone Age: Geography and Culture. . In: Smith C. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_403624 2014-02-28 14:41:28 UTC. 10 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4419-0426-3.
Journal articles
  • Bentsen, Silje Evjenth; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2019. Color Me Heated? A Comparison of Potential Methods to Quantify Color Change in Thermally-Altered Rocks. Journal of Field Archaeology. 44: 215-233. doi: 10.1080/00934690.2019.1591092
  • Brenner, Mareike J; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2019. A high-resolution perspective on MIS 5c-d lithic assemblages from Klasies River main site Cave 1. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 26: 1-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.101891
  • Kumbani, Joshua; Bradfield, Justin; Rusch, Neil; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2019. A functional investigation of southern Cape Later Stone Age artefacts resembling aerophones. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 24: 693-711. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.02.021
  • Larbey, Cynthia; Mentzer, Susan; Ligouis, Bertrand; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Jones, Martin. 2019. Cooked starchy food in hearths ca. 120 kya and 65 kya (MIS 5e and MIS 4) from Klasies River Cave, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution. 131: 210-227. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2019.03.015
  • Ryano, Kokeli Peter; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2019. Shellfish exploitation during the Oakhurst at Klipdrift Cave, southern Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Science.
  • Ryano, Kokeli Peter; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2019. Shellfish exploitation during the Oakhurst at Klipdrift Cave, southern Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Science.
  • Douze, Katja; Delagnes, Anne; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2018. The Howiesons Poort lithic sequence of Klipdrift Shelter, southern Cape, South Africa. PLOS ONE. 13:e0206238: 1-24. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206238
  • Nel, Turid Hillestad; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2018. Small mammals from Marine Isotope Stage 5 at Klasies River, South Africa - Reconstructing the local palaeoenvironment. Quaternary International. 471: 6-20. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.08.074
  • Novello, Alice; Bamford, Marion K.; Van Wijk, Yvette; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2018. Phytoliths in modern plants and soils from Klasies River, Cape Region (South Africa). Quaternary International. 464: 440-459. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.10.009
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Bentsen, Silje Evjenth; Reynard, Jerome; Van Pletzen-Vos, Liezl; Brenner, Mareike; Mentzer, Susan; Pickering, Robyn; Green, Helen. 2018. Connections, culture and environments around 100?000 years ago at Klasies River main site. Quaternary International. 495: 102-115. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2018.03.039
  • Bentsen, Silje Evjenth; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2017. Towards a better understanding of cooking techniques in the African Middle Stone Age. Primitive tider. 19: 101-114.
  • Ryano, Kokeli Peter; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2017. The Technology of the Early Oakhurst Lithic Techno-Complex from Klipdrift Cave, Southern Cape, South Africa. African Archaeological Review. 34: 93-119. doi: 10.1007/s10437-017-9246-2
  • Delagnes, Anne; Schmidt, Patrick; Douze, Katja; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Bellot-Gurlet, Ludovic; Conard, Nicholas J.; Nickel, Klaus; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2016. Early evidence for the extensive heat treatment of silcrete in the Howiesons Poort at Klipdrift Shelter (layer PBD, 65 ka), South Africa. PLOS ONE. 11:e0163874. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163874
  • Reynard, Jerome; Discamps, Emmanuel; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Badenhorst, Shaw; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2016. Occupational intensity and environmental changes during the Howiesons Poort at Klipdrift Shelter, southern Cape, South Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 449: 349-364. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.02.035
  • Douze, Katja; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2015. Techno-cultural characterization of the MIS 5 (c. 105 - 90 Ka) lithic industries at Blombos Cave, Southern Cape, South Africa. PLOS ONE. 10:e0142151. 29 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142151
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Delagnes, Anne; Armitage, Simon; Rifkin, Riaan; Douze, Katja; Keene, Petro; Haaland, Magnus Mathisen; Reynard, Jerome; Discamps, Emmanuel; Mienies, Samantha. 2014. Klipdrift Shelter, southern Cape, South Africa: preliminary report on the Howiesons Poort layers. Journal of Archaeological Science. 45: 284-303. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2014.01.033
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2014. Review of Barham, L. 2013. From Hand to Handle. The First Industrial Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press; Shea, J.J. 2013. Stone Tools in the Paleolithic and Neolithic Near East. A Guide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Desrosiers, P.M. (Editor) 2012. The Emergence of Pressure Blade Making. From Origin to Modern Experimentation. New York: Springer. South African Archaeological Bulletin. 69: 118-124.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2013. Technological trends in the Middle Stone Age of South Africa between MIS 7 and MIS 3. Current Anthropology. 54: No. S8: S305-S319.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Lombard, Marlize; Dusseldorp, Gerrit L. 2013. Pleistocene Homo and the updated Stone Age sequence of South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 109: 1-7.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Perrault, C; Brantingham,, P. J; Kuhn,, S.L; Gao, X. 2013. Perreault, C. , Brantingham, P. J., Kuhn, S.L., Wurz, S. & Gao, X. Measuring the Complexity of Lithic Technology. Current Anthropology. 54: S397-S406.
  • Lombard, Marlize; Wadley, Lyn; Deacon, Janette; Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Parsons, Isabelle; Mohapi, Moleboheng; Swart, Joane; Mitchell, Peter. 2012. SOUTH AFRICAN AND LESOTHO STONE AGE SEQUENCE UPDATED (I). South African Archaeological Bulletin. 67: 123-144.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2012. Review of Henshilwood, C.S. & d’Errico, F. (editors). 2011. Homo symbolicus. The dawn of language, imagination and spirituality. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISBN: 978-90-272-1189-7 (hardback). I-XI, 237pp. South African Archaeological Bulletin. 67: 282-283.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2012. The significance of MIS 5 shell midddens on the cape coast - a lithic perspective from Klasies River and Ysterfontein 1. Quaternary International. 270: 61-69.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah; Van Peer, P. 2012. Out of Africa, the Nile Valley and the Northern Route. South African Archaeological Bulletin. 67: 168-179.
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2011. The Cave of Hearths: Makapan Middle Pleistocene Research Project: Field research by Anthony Sinclair and Patrick Quinney, 1996-2001. Azania. 46: 382-384. doi: 10.1080/0067270X.2011.609748
Book sections
  • Wurz, Sarah Jacoba Deborah. 2014. Southern and East African Middle Stone Age: Geography and Culture. Artikkel, pages . In:
    • Smith, Claire M. 2014. Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. Springer. 7500 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4419-0466-9.

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