Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Middle Awash

Region found in 1968 located in the Afar triangle, Ethiopia, rich in archaeological sites, dated to much of the past 6 my, and that contains artifacts of many industries including Oldowan, Acheulean, Middle Stone Age and Late Stone Age. Abundant hominid remains include more than 100 fossil hominids recovered since 1990; excavated by the International Afar Research Expedition in 1974-78 and then by J. Desmond Clark and Tim White from 1981 on. Aka Hadar.

See Maka, Belohdelie.

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