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Matupi Cave - Unit Matupi I (Holocene of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 894, Matupi Cave - Unit Matupi I,

Where: Congo-Kinshasa (1.2° N, 29.8° E: paleocoordinates 1.2° N, 29.8° E)

When: Unit Matupi I Member, Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Max age = 2910 +/- 75 (C14 date from ~30 cm below surface). Min age = 0 (modern artifacts at/near surface). radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: cave

• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: cave ETE event: ., ETE env comment: soils deposited on living floor
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: "grey humic soil, grey-white ashy soil, and a buff-brown soil"

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 477, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: W. Van Neer. 1984. The use of fish remains in African archaeozoology. Centre de Recherches Archeol. Notes et Monogra. Tech. 16:155-167 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik] more details

PaleoDB collection 22073: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 24.02.1999, edited by John Damuth and Richard Potts

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