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Towards a revised stratigraphy for the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition at La Güelga (Narciandi, Asturias, Spain) - Micromorphological investigations and new radiocarbon data

The archaeological sequence of the Palaeolithic site of La Güelga apparently shows an interstratification of Aurignacian between Mousterian and Châtelperronian layers, a sequence which disagrees with the stratigraphic model for the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic transition in SW-Europe. We analyzed the witness section of the interior sector in archaeological zone D using micromorphology and collected new radiocarbon dates for the Aurignacian and presumably Châtelperronian levels in order to provide...
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Hassi Berkane, eine neu entdeckte, steinzeitliche Fundstelle im östlichen Rif, Marokko SFB806 doi Spatial

Hassi Berkane (“Wellspring Berkane”) is an Iberomarusian site in the Nador Province in Northeastern Morocco. A thick escargotière visible in construction trenches and underneath the rockshelter on the outskirts of the town was investigated by the team from the CRC 806 in 2014. Profiles in the trench were documented and two boreholes were drilled underneath the rockshelter. The team found lithics and faunal remains in the cores alongside terrestrial snail shell fragments, as well as multiple charcoals taken...
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La Cueva de los Casares (en Riba de Saelices, Guadalajara)

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La grotte de Los Casares et l´Art Paléolithique de la Meseta espagnole.

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Avance al estudio del poblamiento paleolítico del Alto Valle del Sorbe (Muriel, Guadalajara)

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Entre el Gravetiense y el Solutrense: el nivel 3 de Peña Capón (valle del Sorbe, Guadalajara)

The Peña Capón rock shelter contains an archaeological deposit known since the 1970’s that was the object of a preliminary study in the late 1990’s. We have recently conducted a new analysis of the known materials, that includes the technological and typological study of the lithics, the taphonomic and archaeozoological analysis of the faunal remains and the radiocarbon dating of several bone samples. This revision has allowed us to assign the level 3 to an intermediate stage between the Gravettian and the...
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Los orígenes del Solutrense y la ocupación pleniglaciar del interior de la Península Ibérica: implicaciones del nivel 3 de Peña Capón (valle del Sorbe, Guadalajara) doi

The Peña Capón rockshelter contains an archaeological deposit known since 1970 that was the object of a preliminary study in the late 1990’s. In this paper we present a revision of the archaeological material from level 3 that includes the technological and typological study of the lithics and bone tools, the zooarchaeological and taphonomic analysis of the faunal remains, the record of engravings on bones, and the radiocarbon dating of several bone samples. The data obtained has allowed us to relate the...
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CRC806 E1 Magdalenian sites Database_V20160216

This dataset is published at: Kretschmer, I. (2015). Demographische Untersuchungen zu Bevölkerungsdichten, Mobilität und Landnut-zungsmustern im späten Jungpaläolithikum. Kölner Studien zur Prähistorischen Archäologie 6. Verlag Marie Leidorf, Rahden/Westfalen.
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Vegetation and climate during the Last Glacial high stand (ca. 28–22 ka BP) of the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel doi Spatial Temporal

Despite ongoing discussions on hydroclimatic conditions in the southern Levant during the Last Glacial, detailed knowledge about the Levantine paleovegetation, which is an important indicator for the paleoclimate, is limited. To investigate the paleovegetation in northern Israel, we analyzed the pollen assemblage of a sediment core that was drilled at the Ohalo II archaeological site on the southwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). We refined the lithology and the age-depth model with the...
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Relating past occupation patterns to (paleo)environmental properties – hypothesis testing

Current archaeological discussions suggest that early human settlement distribution patterns, as preserved by the geological record, may be related to geospatial properties such as altitude, vicinity to water and habitat variability. However, to date, no quantitative analyses have been undertaken to either verify or falsify these hypotheses. In this study, data-driven methods were applied to test these hypotheses, specifically correlation and comparison of dataset variabilities. We compare the standard...
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Der mittelmesolithische Fundplatz Auel „Auf dem Hähnchen“ in der westlichen Vulkaneifel. Masterthesis University of Cologne 2017.

Master thesis University of Cologne: Supervisor Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann, finished 2017 Masterarbeit Universität zu Köln bei Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmermann, 2017 abgeschlossen
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Mesolithic pits in Germany – an initial overview

Inspired by the conference „Creuser au Mésolithique / Digging in the Mesolithic“ in Châlon-en-Champagne in March 2016, the authors start a compilation of Mesolithc pits in Germany. Although it is still incomplete, some statements can be already made. Nearly 80% of the pits known until now come from settlement contexts. The majority was found in sandy soils or flood loams. Although features are known from the Early and the Final Mesolithic, the pits stem mainly from the Middle and the Late Mesolithic. The...
Keywords: LRQ01 LRQ13 LRQ17
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