Lucinda Backwell
Lucinda Backwell
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Archaeological evidence for the emergence of language, symbolism, and music–an alternative multidisciplinary perspective
F d'Errico, C Henshilwood, G Lawson, M Vanhaeren, AM Tillier, M Soressi, ...
Journal of World Prehistory 17, 1-70, 2003
Early evidence of San material culture represented by organic artifacts from Border Cave, South Africa
F d’Errico, L Backwell, P Villa, I Degano, JJ Lucejko, MK Bamford, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (33), 13214-13219, 2012
Middle stone age bone tools from the Howiesons Poort layers, Sibudu Cave, South Africa
L Backwell, F d'Errico, L Wadley
Journal of Archaeological Science 35 (6), 1566-1580, 2008
Evidence of termite foraging by Swartkrans early hominids
LR Backwell, F d'Errico
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98 (4), 1358-1363, 2001
Border cave and the beginning of the later stone age in South Africa
P Villa, S Soriano, T Tsanova, I Degano, TFG Higham, F d’Errico, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (33), 13208-13213, 2012
Geological and taphonomic context for the new hominin species Homo naledi from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa
PHGM Dirks, LR Berger, EM Roberts, JD Kramers, J Hawks, ...
Elife 4, e09561, 2015
Identifying regional variability in Middle Stone Age bone technology: The case of Sibudu Cave
F d'Errico, LR Backwell, L Wadley
Journal of Archaeological Science 39 (7), 2479-2495, 2012
Criteria for identifying bone modification by termites in the fossil record
LR Backwell, AH Parkinson, EM Roberts, F d'Errico, JB Huchet
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 337, 72-87, 2012
Earliest evidence of personal ornaments associated with burial: the Conus shells from Border Cave
F d'Errico, L Backwell
Journal of Human Evolution 93, 91-108, 2016
Possible evidence of bone tool shaping by Swartkrans early hominids
F d'Errico, LR Backwell
Journal of Archaeological Science 30 (12), 1559-1576, 2003
New australopithecus robustus fossils and associated U-Pb dates from Cooper's cave (Gauteng, South Africa)
DJ de Ruiter, R Pickering, CM Steininger, JD Kramers, PJ Hancox, ...
Journal of Human Evolution 56 (5), 497-513, 2009
Early hominid bone tools from Drimolen, South Africa
L Backwell, F d'Errico
Journal of Archaeological Science 35 (11), 2880-2894, 2008
Assessing the function of early hominin bone tools
F d'Errico, L Backwell
Journal of Archaeological Science 36 (8), 1764-1773, 2009
The first use of bone tools: a reappraisal of the evidence from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
LR Backwell, F d’Errico
Palaeontologia africana 40 (9), 95-158, 2004
The antiquity of bow-and-arrow technology: evidence from Middle Stone Age layers at Sibudu Cave
L Backwell, J Bradfield, KJ Carlson, T Jashashvili, L Wadley, F d'Errico
antiquity 92 (362), 289-303, 2018
Cooked starchy rhizomes in Africa 170 thousand years ago
L Wadley, L Backwell, F d’Errico, C Sievers
Science 367 (6473), 87-91, 2020
Multiproxy record of late Quaternary climate change and Middle Stone Age human occupation at Wonderkrater, South Africa
LR Backwell, TS McCarthy, L Wadley, Z Henderson, CM Steininger, ...
Quaternary Science Reviews 99, 42-59, 2014
New excavations at border cave, KwaZulu-natal, South Africa
LR Backwell, F d'Errico, WE Banks, P de La Peņa, C Sievers, D Stratford, ...
Journal of Field Archaeology 43 (6), 417-436, 2018
Probable human hair found in a fossil hyaena coprolite from Gladysvale cave, South Africa
L Backwell, R Pickering, D Brothwell, L Berger, M Witcomb, D Martill, ...
Journal of Archaeological Science 36 (6), 1269-1276, 2009
The origin of bone tool technology and the identification of early hominid cultural traditions
L Backwell, F d’Errico
From tools to symbols: from early hominids to modern humans, 238-275, 2005
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