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Ecker, M., Brink, J., Rossouw, L., Chazan, M., Horwitz, L.K., Lee-Thorp, J.A., The palaeoecological context of the Oldowan–Acheulean in southern Africa. Nature Ecology and Evolution,

Ecker, M., Brink, J., Horwitz, L.K., Scott, L., Lee-Thorp, J.A., A 12,000 year Holocene record of changes in herbivore niche separation and palaeoclimate (Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa). Quaternary Science Reviews 180, 132-144.

Ecker, M., Lee-Thorp, J.A., The dietary ecology of the extinct springbok Antidorcas bondi. Quaternary International,


Ecker, M., Brink, J., Chazan, M., Horwitz, L.K., Lee-Thorp, J.A., Radiocarbon dates constrain the timing of environmental and cultural shifts in the Holocene strata of Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Radiocarbon 59(4), 1067-1086.

Chazan, M., Horwitz, L.K., Ecker, M., Koopowitz, C., Rhodes, S., Morris, D., Berna. F, Renewed Excavations at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Evolutionary Anthropology, 26(6), 258-260.


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Ecker, M., Botha-Brink, J., Lee-Thorp, J.A., Piuz, A., Horwitz, L.K., Ostrich eggshell as a source of palaeoenvironmental information for the arid interior of South Africa: A case study from Wonderwerk Cave. Palaeoecology of Africa 33, 95-115.

Lee-Thorp, J.A., Ecker, M., Holocene climate and environmental changes from stable isotopes in ostrich egg shell at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. African Archaeological Review 32(4), 793-811.


Ecker, M., Bocherens, H., Julien, M.-A., Rivals, F., Raynal, J.-P., Moncel, M.-H., Pleistocene ecology and Neanderthal subsistence: Stable isotope analyses in Payre (Ardèche, France). Journal of Human Evolution 65, 363-373.



Ecker, M., Renewed survey and excavations at Pniel, South Africa. Quaternary Newsletter 146, 32-34.

Ecker, M., Excavating the fossil bearing strata at Pniel 6, lower Vaal River, South Africa. Web report, Rust Family Foundation,


Ecker, M., Evolution and the Environment: The First Season of Excavations at Pniel, South Africa. Archaeological Institute of America Toronto Society Newsletter Fall 2017.


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