When Hominins Conquered Highlands—an Acheulean Site at 3000 m a.s.l. on Mount Dendi/Ethiopia

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Acknowledgments

We thank the local residents of Mt. Dendi for their support and participation in field research. The Ethiopian Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) and regional and zonal cultural bureaus facilitated fieldwork and museum studies. We thank all participants of the fieldwork, which had to stand the sometimes-harsh environmental conditions. Special thanks to Asfawossen Asrat Kassaye and Tamrat Endale for their support during the fieldwork and fruitful discussion, Wei Chu for his helpful comments, Ingrid Koch for the lithic drawings, and Lutz Hermsdorf-Knauth for help with the figures. We are grateful to the University of Cologne for administrative support, especially Dr. W. Schuck from the office of the CRC 806. Finally, we are grateful to the two anonymous reviewers for their very helpful comments and suggestions that significantly improved the manuscript.

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Funding was provided by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) in frame of the Collaborative Research Center 806 at the University of Cologne.

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Vogelsang, R., Bubenzer, O., Kehl, M. et al. When Hominins Conquered Highlands—an Acheulean Site at 3000 m a.s.l. on Mount Dendi/Ethiopia. J Paleo Arch 1, 302–313 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41982-018-0015-9

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