By Mike Morwood, Penny van Oosterzee
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Also, overgenerosity could be taken as a sign of stupidity or great wealth. Either perception is to invite trouble—a fact that applies anywhere, not just in Flores. One of the few problems we have had is that too many people wanted to work with us on the excavation. We employ about 40 people but could easily recruit several hundred more if required. Locally, there are not too many other options for earning the cash required to buy agricultural tools, medicines or children’s schoolbooks—especially during the dry season, when little cultivation is done.
It was impossible to chew, let alone swallow. The best we could do was suck on lumps of the meat until we ﬁgured no one was looking and surreptitiously toss them over our shoulders into the darkness beyond. We did not see until too late what was plainly obvious to others, that 22 | a new human a pack of dogs had positioned themselves behind us speciﬁcally to take advantage of these tossed tidbits. Work in the Soa Basin was hard. m. in order to be able to drive for an hour, and then walk for another hour to the sites in the cool of the early morning.
Bert and his colleagues use two main luminescence-dating techniques, which can be applied to quartz or feldspar crystals. The ﬁrst technique, thermoluminescence (TL), tells you when the grains were last heated. It can be used, for instance, to date minerals in volcanic tuffs or in ﬁred pottery. The second, known as optically stimulated luminescence (OSL), can show when mineral grains were last exposed to light. These sophisticated techniques both measure the number of trapped electrons in the crystal lattice.
A New Human: The Startling Discovery and Strange Story of the "Hobbits" of Flores, Indonesia by Mike Morwood, Penny van Oosterzee