Namib 4 (Pleistocene of Namibia)

Also known as ETE Locality 745, Namib 4,

Where: Namibia (23.6° S, 15.4° E: paleocoordinates 23.6° S, 15.3° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Calabrian (1.8 - 0.8 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: age based on artifactual and faunal comparisons with dated sites radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine_sm, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: site at ancient water hole-small
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: dune flat

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 483, 482, 481, 479, 478, 477, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: R. G. Klein. 1988. The Archaeological Significance of Animal Bones from Acheulean Sites in Southern Africa. The African Archaeological Review 6:3-25 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21926: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 13.05.1997, edited by John Damuth

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Equus burchelli" = Equus quagga burchelli
"Equus burchelli" = Equus quagga burchelli Gray 1824 Burchell's zebra
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki Dietrich 1915 elephant
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Syncerus caffer Sparman 1779 African buffalo
Alcelaphini indet. Brookes 1876 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Alcelaphini