Olduvai Gorge


This is a list of publications written by our team


Organista labrado, e., moclán, a., cobo-sánchez, l., egeland, c.P., uribelarrea, d., martín-perea, d., vegara-riquelme, m., hernández-vivanco, l., gidna, a., mabulla, a., baquedano, domínguez-rodrigo, m. (2023). A taphonomic analysis of ptk (bed I, olduvai gorge) and its bearing on the interpretation of the dietary and eco-spatial behaviors of early humans. Quaternary science reviews

Vegara-riquelme, m., dominguez-rodrigo, m., baquedano, e. 2022. Reassessing the role of carnivores in the formation of flk north 3 (olduvai gorge, tanzania): a pilot taphonomic analysis using artificial intelligence tools. Journal of archaeological science reports  

Cobo-sánchez l, pizarro-monzo m, cifuentes-alcobendas g, jiménez garcía b, abellán beltrán n, courtenay la, mabulla a, baquedano e, domínguez-rodrigo m. 2022. Computer vision supports primary access to meat by early homo 1.84 million years ago. Peerj 10:e14148 https://doi.Org/10.7717/peerj.14148

Stancampiano, l., uribelarrea, d., sistiaga, a., baquiedano, e.,domínguez-rodrigo, m., mcguill, c. 2022. New site at olduvai gorge (ags, bed I, 1.84 mya) widens the range of locations where hominins engaged in butchery. Scientific reports, 12, 9794 (2022). Https://doi.Org/10.1038/s41598-022-14031-1.

Domínguez-rodrigo, m., courtenay, l., cobo-sánchez, l., baquedano, e., mabulla, a. (2021). First direct evidence of hominin scavenging 1.84 million years ago from olduvai gorge (tanzania). Annals of the academy of sciences of new york. Https://doi.Org/10.1111/nyas.14727

Diez-martin, f., panera, j., maillo, j.M., santonja, m., sanchez, p., pérez-gonzalez, a., duque, j., rubio, s., marin, j., fraile, c., mabulla, a., baquedano, e., dominguez.Rodrigo, m. 2022. The evolution of stone tool technology at olduvai gorge (tanzania): contributions from the olduvai paleoanthropology and paleoecology project. L’anthropologie (2022), https://doi.Org/10.1016/j.Anthro.2022.103000

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Domínguez-rodrigo, m., baquedano, e., organista, e., cobo-sánchez, l., mabulla, a. Maskara, v., gidna, a., pizarro-monzo, m., aramendi, j., galán, a.B., cifuentes-alcobendas, g., vegara-riquelme, m., jiménez-garcía, b., abellán, n., barba, r., uribelarrea, d., martín-perea, d., diez-martin, f., maíllo-fernández, j.M., rodríguez-hidalgo, a., courtenay, l., mora, r., maté-gonzález, m.A., gonzalez-aguilera, d. (2021). Early pleistocene faunivorous hominins were not kleptoparasitic, and this impacted the evolution of human anatomy and socio-ecology. Nature sci. Rep. 11, 16135. Https://doi.Org/10.1038/s41598-021-94783-4

Diez-martín f, cobo-sánchez l, baddeley a, uribelarrea d, mabulla a, baquedano e, domínguez-rodrigo, m. (2021) tracing the spatial imprint of oldowan technological behaviors: a view from ds (bed I, olduvai gorge, tanzania). Plos one 16(7): e0254603. Https://doi.Org/10.1371/journal.Pone.0254603

Bello- alonso, p., santonja, m., panera j., domínguez-rodrigo, m. (2021).The first comprehensive micro use-wear analysis of an early acheulean assemblage (thiongo korongo, olduvai gorge, tanzania). Quaternary science review (in press).


Sistiaga, a., hussain, f., urivelarrea, d., martín-perea, d., ferland, t., freeman, k., diez-martín, f., baquedano, e., mabulla, a., domínguez-rodrigo, m., summons, r. (2020). Microbial biomarkers reveal a hydrothermally-active landscape at olduvai gorge at the dawn of the acheulean, 1.7 mya. Proceedings of the national academy of sciences.


Domínguez-rodrigo, m., baquedano, e., egeland, c.P., mabulla, a., gidna, a., 2019. Recent discoveries on the evolution of early human behavior at olduvai gorge (tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp. 1-3.

Domínguez-rodrigo, m., sánchez-flores, a.J., baquedano, e., arriaza, m.C., aramendi, j., cobo-sánchez, l., organista, e., barba, r., 2019. Constraining time and ecology on the zinj paleolandscape: microwear and mesowear analyses of the archaeofaunal remains of flk zinj and ds (bed I), compared to flk north (bed I) and bk (bed ii) at olduvai gorge (tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp. 4-14.

Martín-perea, d.M., fesharaki, o., rey samper, j.J., arroyo, x., uribelarrea, d., cobo-sánchez, l., baquedano, e., mabulla, a., domínguez-rodrigo, m., 2019. Mineral assemblages and low energy sedimentary processes in the flk-zinj, ds, ptk and amk complex palaeolandscape (olduvai gorge, tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp.15-25.

Domínguez-rodrigo, m., baquedano, e., barba, r., uribelarrea, r., gidna, a., 2019. The river that never was: fluvial taphonomy at olduvai bed I and ii sites and its bearing on early human behavior. Quaternary international 526, pp.26-38.

Uribelarrea, d., martín perea, d.M., díez-martín, f., baquedano, e., mabulla, a., barba, r., gidna, a., domínguez-rodrigo, m., 2019.A geoarchaeological reassessment of the co-occurrence of the oldest acheulean and oldowan in a fluvial ecotone from lower middle bed ii (1.7ma) at olduvai gorge (tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp. 39-48.

Díez-martí, f., wynn, t., sánchez-yustos, p., duque, j., fraile, c., de francisco, s., uribelarrea, d., mabulla, a., baquedano, e., domínguez-rodrigo, m., 2019. A faltering origin for the acheulean? Technological and cognitive implications from flk west (olduvai gorge, tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp. 49-66.

Sánchez-yustos, p., díez-martín, f., díaz, I., fraile, c., uribelarrea, d., mabulla, a., baquedano, e., domínguez-rodrigo, m., 2019. What comes after the developed oldowan b debate? Techno-economic data from shk main site (middle bed ii, olduvai gorge, tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp. 67-76

Panera, j., rubio-jara, s., domínguez-rodrigo, m., yravedra, j., méndez-quintas, e., pérez-gonzález, a., bello-alonso, p., moclán, a., baquedano, e., santonja, m., 2019. Assessing functionality during the early acheulean in level tksf at thiongo korongo site (olduvai gorge, tanzania). Quaternary international 526, pp. 77-98.

Organista, e., arriaza, m.C., barba, r., gidna, a., ortega, m.C., uribelarrea, d., mabulla, a., baquedano, e., domínguez-rodrigo, m., 2019. Taphonomic analysis of the level 3b fauna at bk, olduvai gorge. Quaternary international 526, pp. 116-128.

Courtenay, l.A., yravedra, j., aramendi, j., maté-gonzález, m.A., martín-perea, d.M., uribelarrea, d., baquedano, e., gonzález-aguilera, d., domínguez-rodrigo, m., 2019. Cut marks and raw material exploitation in the lower pleistocene site of bell’s korongo (bk, olduvai gorge, tanzania): a geometric morphometric analysis. Quaternary international 526, pp.155-168.

Bello-alonso, p., ríos-garaizar, j., panera, j., pérez-gonzález, a., rubio-jara, s., rojas-mendoza, r., domínguez-rodrigo, m., baquedano, e., santonja, m., 2019. A use-wear interpretation of the most common raw materials from the olduvai gorge: naibor soit quartzite. Quaternary international 526, pp.169-192.

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Sánchez-yustos p., diez-martín f., domínguez-rodrigo m., fraile C., duque j., díaz I., de francisco s., baquedano e., mabulla a. 2018. Acheulian without handaxes? Assemblage variability at flk west (lowermost bed ii, Olduvai gorge, tanzania). Journal of anthropological sciences. Doi 10.4436/jass.96007.


Diez‐Martín, F., Fraile, C., Uribelarrea, D., Sánchez‐Yustos, P., Domínguez‐Rodrigo, M., Duque, J., Díaz, I., De Francisco, S., Yravedra, J., Mabulla, A. and Baquedano, E., 2017. SHK Extension: a new archaeological window in the SHK fluvial landscape of Middle Bed II (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania). Boreas, 46(4), pp.831-859.

Sánchez‐Yustos, P., Diez‐Martín, F., Domínguez‐Rodrigo, M., Duque, J., Fraile, C., Baquedano, E. and Mabulla, A., 2017. Diversity and significance of core preparation in the Developed Oldowan technology: reconstructing the flaking processes at SHK and BK (Middle‐Upper Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania).  Boreas, 46(4), pp.874-893.

Rubio‐Jara, S., Panera, J., Santonja, M., Pérez‐González, A., Yravedra, J., Domínguez‐Rodrigo, M., Bello, P., Rojas, R., Mabulla, A. and Baquedano, E., 2017. Site function and lithic technology in the Acheulean technocomplex: a case study from Thiongo Korongo (TK), Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Boreas, 46(4), pp.894-917.

Mercader, J., Abtosway, M., Baquedano, E., Bird, R.W., Díez‐Martín, F., Domínguez‐Rodrigo, M., Favreau, J., Itambu, M., Lee, P., Mabulla, A. and Patalano, R., 2017. Starch contamination landscapes in field archaeology: Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Boreas, 46(4), pp.918-934.

Domínguez‐Rodrigo, M., Cobo‐Sánchez, L., Uribelarrea, D., Arriaza, M.C., Yravedra, J., Gidna, A., Organista, E., Sistiaga, A., Martín‐Perea, D., Baquedano, E. and Aramendi, J., 2017. Spatial simulation and modelling of the early Pleistocene site of DS (Bed I, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania): a powerful tool for predicting potential archaeological information from unexcavated areasBoreas, 46(4), pp.805-815.

Yravedra, J., Diez‐Martín, F., Egeland, C.P., Maté‐González, M.Á., Palomeque‐González, J.F., Arriaza, M.C., Aramendi, J., García Vargas, E., Estaca‐Gómez, V., Sánchez, P. and Fraile, C., 2017. FLK West (Lower Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania): a new early Acheulean site with evidence for human exploitation of fauna. Boreas, 46(4), pp.816-830.

Yravedra, J., Maté‐González, M.Á., Palomeque‐González, J.F., Aramendi, J., Estaca‐Gómez, V., San Juan Blazquez, M., García Vargas, E., Organista, E., González‐Aguilera, D., Arriaza, M.C. and Cobo‐Sánchez, L., 2017. A new approach to raw material use in the exploitation of animal carcasses at BK (Upper Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania): a micro‐photogrammetric and geometric morphometric analysis of fossil cut marks. Boreas, 46(4), pp.860-873.

Domínguez‐Rodrigo, M., Baquedano, E., Mabulla, A., Diez‐Martín, F., Egeland, C. and Santonja, M., 2017. New methodological and technological approaches to the Oldowan and Acheulian archaeology of Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) introduction. Boreas, 46(4), pp.799-804.

Paleoecological reconstructions of the Bed I and Bed II lacustrine basins of Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) and insights into early human behavior | M. Domínguez-Rodrigo , E. Baquedano , A. Mabulla , J. Mercader and C.P. Egeland.

The FLK Zinj paleolandscape: Reconstruction of a 1.84 Ma wooded habitat in the FLK Zinj- AMK-PTK-DS archaeological complex, Middle Bed I (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) | H. Arráiz , D. Barboni , G.M. Ashley , A. Mabulla , E. Baquedano and M. Domínguez-Rodrigo.

A spatial analysis of stone tools and fossil bones at FLK Zinj 22 and PTK I (Bed I, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) and its bearing on the social organization of early humans | M. Domínguez-Rodrigo and L. Cobo-Sánchez.

The paleoecology and taphonomy of AMK (Bed I, Olduvai Gorge) and its contributions to the understanding of the “Zinj” paleolandscape | J. Aramendi , D. Uribelarrea , M.C. Arriaza , H. Arráiz , D. Barboni , J. Yravedra , M.C. Ortega , A. Gidna , A. Mabulla , E. Baquedano and M. Domínguez-Rodrigo.

A reconstruction of the paleolandscape during the earliest Acheulian of FLK West: The co-existence of Oldowan and Acheulian industries during lowermost Bed II (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) | D. Uribelarrea , D. Martín-Perea , F. Díez-Martín , P. Sánchez-Yustos , M. Domínguez-Rodrigo , E. Baquedano and A. Mabulla.

Biotic and abiotic processes affecting the formation of BK Level 4c (Bed II, Olduvai Gorge) and their bearing on hominin behavior at the site| E. Organista , M. Domínguez-Rodrigo , J. Yravedra , D. Uribelarrea , M.C. Arriaza , M.C. Ortega, A. Mabulla , A. Gidna and E. Baquedano.

Geoarchaeology in a meandering river: A study of the BK site (1.35 Ma), Upper Bed II, Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) |
D. Uribelarrea del Val and M. Domínguez-Rodrigo.

Paleovegetation changes accompanying the evolution of a riverine system at the BK paleoanthropological site (Upper Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) | H. Arráiz , D. Barboni , D. Uribelarrea , A. Mabulla , E. Baquedano and M. Domínguez-Rodrigo.

Discerning carnivore agency through the three-dimensional study of tooth pits: Revisiting crocodile feeding behaviour at FLK- Zinj and FLK NN3 (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) | J. Aramendi , M.A. Maté-González , J. Yravedra , M.C. Ortega , M.C. Arriaza , D. González-Aguilera , E. Baquedano and M. Domínguez-Rodrigo.

On applications of micro-photogrammetry and geometric morphometrics to studies of tooth mark morphology: The modern Olduvai Carnivore Site | (Tanzania) M.C. Arriaza , J. Yravedra , M. Domínguez-Rodrigo , M.Á. Mate-González , E. García Vargas , J.F. Palomeque-González , J. Aramendi , D. González-Aguilera and E. Baquedano.

The spatial patterning of the social organization of modern foraging Homo sapiens : A methodological approach for understanding social organization in prehistoric foragers | M. Domínguez-Rodrigo and L. Cobo-Sánchez.

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Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Diez-Martin, F., Mabulla, A., Baquedano, E., Bunn, H.T., Musiba, C. (2014). The evolution of hominin behavior during the Oldowan-Acheulian transition: recent evidence from Olduvai Gorge and Peninj. Quaternary International, 322-23: 1-6.

Uribelarrea, D., Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Pérez-González, A., Vegas Salamanca, J., Baquedano, E., Mabulla, A., Musiba, C., Barboni, D., Cobo-Sánchez, L. Geomorphological and archaeological reconstruction of the 1.84 Ma FLK Zinj palaeolandscape at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quaternary International, 322-23: 7-31.

Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Bunn, H.T., Yravedra, J. (2014). A critical re-evaluation of bone surfac emodification models for inferring fossil hominin and carnivore interactions through a multivariate approach: application to the FLK Zinj archaeofaunal assemblage (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania). Quaternary International , 322-23: 32-43.

Bunn, H.T., Gurtov, A. ). Prey mortality profiles indicate that Early Pleistocene Homo at Olduvai was an ambush predator. Quaternary International , 322-23: 44-53.

Ashley, G.M., Bunn, H.T., Delaney, J., Barboni, D., Dominguez-Rodrigo, M., Mabulla, A., Gurtov, A., Baluyot, R., Beverly, E., Baquedano, E. Paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental framework of FLK North archaeological site, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quaternary International, 322-323: 54-65.

Ashley, G.M., Beverly, E.J., Sikes, N., Driese, S.G. Paleosol diversity in the Olduvai Basin, Tanzania: Effects of geomorphology, parent material, depositional environment, and groundwater on soil development. Quaternary International, 322-323: 66-77.

Beverly, E.J., Ashley, G.M., Driese, S.G. Reconstruction of a Pleistocene paleocatena using micromorphology and geochemistry of lake margin paleo-Vertisols, Olduvai Gorge,Tanzania. Quaternary International, 322-323: 78-94.

Egeland, C.P. Taphonomic estimates of competition and the role of carnivore avoidance in hominin site use within the Early Pleistocene Olduvai Basin. Quaternary International, 322-323: 95-106.

Diez-Martín, F., Sanchez, P., Uribelarrea, D., Dominguez-Rodrigo, M., Fraile-Marquez, C., Obregón, R.A., Diaz-Muñoz, I., Mabulla, A., Baquedano, E., Perez-Gonzalez, A., Bunn, H.T. New archaeological and geological research at the SHK main site (Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania). Quaternary International, 322-323: 107-128.

Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Bunn, H.T., Mabulla, A., Baquedano, E., Uribelarrea, D., Pérez-González, A., Gidna, A., Yravedra, J., Diez-Martin, F. Egeland, C., Barba, R., Arriaza, M.C., Organista, E., Ansón, M.  On meat eating and human evolution: a taphonomic analysis of BK4b, (Upper Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) and its bearing on hominin megafaunal consumption. Quaternary International, 322-23: 129-152.

Dominguez-Rodrigo, M., Diez-Martín, F., Yravedra, J., Barba, R., Mabulla, A., Baquedano, E., Uribelarrea, D., Sánchez, P., Eren, M.Study of the SHK Main faunal assemblage, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania: implications for Bed II taphonomy, paleoecology and hominin utilization of megafauna. Quaternary International, 322-323: 153-166.

Gidna, A., Kisui, B., Mabulla, A., Musiba, C. , Dominguez-Rodrigo, M. An ecological neo-taphonomic study of carcass consumption by lions in Tarangire National Park (Tanzania) and its relevance for human evolutionary biology. Quaternary International,  322-323: 167-180.

Santonja, M., Panera, J., Rubio-Jara, Perez-Gonzalez, A., Uribelarrea, D., Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Mabulla, A., Bunn, H.T., Baquedano, E.Technological strategies and the economy of raw materials in the TK (Thiogo Korongo) lower ocuparion, Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quaternary International, 322-323: 181-208.

Barboni, D.  Vegetation of Northern Tanzania during the Plio-Pleistocene: A synthesis of the paleobotanical evidences from Laetoli, Olduvai, and Peninj hominin sites. Quaternary International, 322-323: 264-276.

Cobo, L., Aramendi, J., Dominguez-Rodrigo, M. Orientation patterns of wildebeest bones on the lake Masek floodplain(Serengeti, Tanzania) and their relevance to interpret anisotropy in the Olduvai lacustrine floodplain. Quaternary International, 322-323: 277-284.

Gurtov, A., Eren, M.Lower Paleolithic bipolar reduction and hominin selection of quartz at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania: What’s the connection?  Quaternary International, 322-323: 285-291.

Eren, M., Durant, M.E., Prendergast, M., Mabulla, A.Z.P. Middle Stone Age archaeology at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quaternary International, 322-323: 292-313.

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Domínguez-Rodrigo M, Pickering TR, Baquedano E, Mabulla A, Mark DF, et al. First Partial Skeleton of a 1.34-Million-Year-Old Paranthropus boisei from Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. PLoS ONE 8(12): e80347. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080347

M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, A. García-Pérez.  Testing the Accuracy of Different A-Axis Types for Measuring the Orientation of Bones in the Archaeological and Paleontological RecordPLoS ONE 8(7): e68955. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068955.


Pickering, T.R., M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, J. Heaton, J. Yravedra. New Taphonomic Diagnostic of Hominoid Behavior and the Consumption of Meat and Bone by 1.2 Ma Hominins at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. J. Archaeol. Sci. 40: 1295-1309. 

Domínguez-Rodrigo, M. et al. Earliest Porotic Hyperostosis on a 1.5-Million-Year Old Hominin, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046414

Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., H.T. Bunn, T.R. Pickering, A.Z. Mabulla, C. Musiba, E. Baquedano, G. Ashley, F. Diez-Martin, M. Santoja, D. Uribelarrea, R. Barba, J.       Yravedra, D. Barboni, C. Arriaza, A. Gidna. Authochthony and orientation patterns in Olduvai Bed I: a re-examination of the status of post-depositional biasing of archaeological assemblages from FLK North (FLKN). J. Archaeol. Sci. 39: 2116-2127.

Baquedano, E., M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, C. Musiba. An experimental study of large mammal bone modification by crocodiles and its bearing on the interpretation of crocodile predation at FLK Zinj and FLK NN3. J. Archaeol. Sci. 39: 1728-1737.


Diez-Martin, F., P. Sánchez, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, M. Prendergast. An experimental study of bipolar and freehand knapping of Naibor Soit quartz from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Am. Antiq. 76: 690-708.


Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., H.T. Bunn, A.Z. Mabulla, E. Baquedano, T.R. Pickering. Paleoecology and hominin behavior during Bed I at Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania). Quat. Res. 74: 301-303.

Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., H.T. Bunn, A.Z. Mabulla, G. Ashley, F. Diez-Martin, D. Barboni, M. Prendergast, J. Yravedra, R. Barba, P. Sánchez, E. Baquedano, T.R. Pickering. New excavations at the FLK Zinjanthropus site and its surrounding landscape and their behavioral interpretations. Quat. Res. 74: 315-332.

Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., A.Z. Mabulla, H.T. Bunn, F. Diez-Martin, E. Baquedano, D. Barboni, R. Barba, S. Domínguez-Solera, P. Sánchez, G. Ashley, J. Yravedra. Disentangling hominin and carnivore activities near a spring at FLK North (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania). Quat. Res. 74: 363-375.

Bunn, H.T., A.Z. Mabulla, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, G. Ashley, R. Barba, F. Diez-Martin, K. Remer, J. Yravedra, E. Baquedano. Was FLK North level 1-2 a classic “living floor” of Oldowan hominins or a taphonomically complex palimpsest dominated by large carnivore feeding behavior? Quat. Res. 74: 355-362.

Diez-Martin, F., P. Sánchez, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, A.Z. Mabulla, H.T. Bunn, G. Ashley, R. Barba, E. Baquedano. New insights into hominin lithic activities at FLK North Bed I, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quat. Res. 74: 376-387.

Ashley, G., D. Barboni, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, H.T. Bunn, A.Z. Mabulla, R. Barba, E. Baquedano. A spring and a wooded habitat at FLK Zinj and its relevance to the origins of human behavior. Quat. Res. 74: 304-314.

Ashley, G., D. Barboni, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, H.T. Bunn, A.Z. Mabulla, F. Diez-Martin, R. Barba, E. Baquedano. Paleoenvironmental and paleoecological reconstruction of a freshwater oasis in savannah grassland at FLK North, Olduvai Gorge, TanzaniaQuat. Res. 74: 333-343.

Barboni, D., G. Ashley, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, H.T. Bunn, A.Z. Mabulla, E. Baquedano. Phytoliths infer locally dense and heterogeneous paleovegetation at FLK North and surrounding localities during upper Bed I time, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quat. Res. 74: 344-354.

Ashley, G., M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, H.T. Bunn, A.Z. Mabulla, E. Baquedano. Sedimentary geology and human origins: a fresh look at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. J. Sediment. Res. 80: 703-709.

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Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., A.Z. Mabulla, H.T. Bunn, R. Barba, F. Diez-Martin, C.P. Egeland, E. Espilez, A. Egeland, J. Yravedra, P. Sánchez. Unraveling hominin behavior at another anthropogenic site from Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania): new archaeological and taphonomic research at BK, Upper Bed II. J. Hum. Evol. 57: 260-283.

Diez-Martín, F., P. Sánchez, M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, A. Mabulla, R. Barba. Were Olduvai hominins making butchering tools or battering tools? Analysis of a recently excavated assemblage from BK (Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania). J. Anthropol. Archaeol. 28: 274-289.

Faith, J.T., M. Domínguez-Rodrigo, A.D. Gordon. Long Distance Carcass Transport at Olduvai Gorge? A Quantitative Examination of Bed I Skeletal Element Abundances. J. Hum. Evol. 56: 247-256.

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Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs) To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you) To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs) To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to?keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders by contacting customer service.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Updating your personal information

We offer a ‘My details’ page (also known as Dashboard), where you can update your personal information at any time, and change your marketing preferences. You can get to this page from most pages on the site – simply click on the ‘My details’ link at the top of the screen when you are signed in.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.
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