DKI-Level 3 (Pleistocene of Tanzania)

Also known as ETE Locality 1434, Douglas Korongo, Arch loc.22, Geol loc.13, DKI-Level 3,

Where: Tanzania (3.0° S, 35.4° E: paleocoordinates 3.1° S, 35.2° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Olduvai Formation, Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: max=1.976+/-0.015(Tuff IA)min=1.859+/-0.007(Tuff IB) radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "lg salne,alkaln lk"
• ETE rock type adj: clayey, ETE lithology comments: grey-buff colored

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 478, ; ETE museum list: BMNH: British Museum (Natural History), KNM, TDA: Tennessee Division of Archaeology

Primary reference: M. D. Leakey. 1971. Olduvai Gorge: Excavations in Beds I and II, 1960-1963. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 3 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22594: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 28.06.2000

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Papio sp. Erxleben 1777 baboon
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Carnivora - Herpestidae
Herpestes sp. Illliger 1811 mongoose
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Crocuta sp. Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
Deinotherium cf. bozasi Arambourg 1934 deinothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Giraffidae indet. Gray 1821 giraffe
Okapia sp. Lankester 1901 okapi
Sivatherium maurusium Pomel 1893 giraffe
Giraffa sp. Brisson 1762 giraffe