Week 4           Archaeology

Foraging and the Late Stone Age

Late Stone Age Homo sapiens groups are, as nearly as can be told from the evidence, all foragers (hunter-gatherers). Population densities on some very rich areas would have been higher than in poor ones, and we only have examples of foraging communities in marginal environments. It is difficult to know the degree to which horticulture management and sedentism might have been a part of life in very rich environments.

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