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The Chelleo-Acheulean is a Palaeolithic stone tool industry that marks a transitional stage between the Chellean (Abbevillian or Oldowan) and the Acheulean.[1][2][3] Louis Leakey identified eleven stages of development in the Chelleo-Acheulean "hand axe culture" in Africa.[4]


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  2. ^ Henriette Alimen (1957). The prehistory of Africa. Hutchinson. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Norman Daniels (May 1989). Reading Rawls: Critical Studies on Rawls' "A Theory of Justice". Stanford University Press. pp. 8–. ISBN 978-0-8047-1716-8. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Peter Robertshaw (1990). A History of African Archaeology. J. Currey. pp. 81–. ISBN 978-0-85255-065-6. Retrieved 9 September 2012.