Day three: Dating the Early Stone Age site of Isimila
Here’s a diary of James Cole’s recent research trip to Tanzania as part of a project to date the early stone age site of Isimila.
31st August 2014
Today was an exciting day as Martin and I walked around the southern branch of the Isimila Karonga trying to piece together the geological story of the site in relation to the published material. The southern Karonga does not typically have much archaeology present within the deposits but it was very useful in terms of looking at the deposits and beginning to get an understanding of the geology, particularly the fantastically red coloured Holocene deposits shown below.