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Fuente Nueva-3 (Orce, Granada, Spain) and the first human occupation of Europe.
L'analyse stratigraphique de deux sites (Fuenta Nueva-1 et Fuenta Nueva-3) de la section sedimentologique de Fuente Nueva (Orce, Grenade, Espagne) a permis de mettre au jour un assemblage fauniqueExpand
Early human occupation of Western Europe: paleomagnetic dates for two paleolithic sites in Spain.
  • O. Oms, J. Parés, +4 authors A. Turq
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 12 September 2000
The lacustrine deposits infilling the intramontane Guadix-Baza Basin, in the Betic Range of Southern Spain, have yielded abundant well-preserved lithic artifacts. In addition, the lake beds contain aExpand
The fragmented character of Middle Palaeolithic stone tool technology.
The importance of the transport of stone artefacts in structuring Neandertal lithic assemblages has often been addressed, but the degree to which this led to fragmentation of lithic reduction overExpand
On the Role of Fire in Neandertal Adaptations in Western Europe: Evidence from Pech de l'Azé and Roc de Marsal, France
Though the earliest evidence for the use of fire is a subject of debate, it is clear that by the late Middle Paleolithic, Neandertals in southwest France were able to use fire. The archaeologicalExpand
Timing of the appearance of habitual fire use
Using a number of Middle and Late Pleistocene sites with good evidence for fire, Roebroeks and Villa (1) argued that the habitual use of fire did not become part of hominin technological repertoiresExpand
The first human occupations in southwestern France: A revised summary twenty years after the Abbeville/Saint Riquier colloquium
Abstract At the Abbeville/Saint Riquier colloquium, two regional syntheses for southwestern France were proposed. One discussed the northern Aquitaine Basin ( Delpech et al., 1995 ), the other theExpand
Evidence supporting an intentional Neandertal burial at La Chapelle-aux-Saints
Significance For several decades, scholars have questioned the existence of burial in Western Europe prior to the arrival of Anatomically Modern Humans. Therefore, an approach combining a globalExpand
New evidence on Neandertal use of fire: Examples from Roc de Marsal and Pech de l’Azé IV
Pyrotechnology must be seen as one of the most important technological developments in human prehistory. Once developed it eventually came to serve a wide range of applications, but when thisExpand
A multi-method luminescence dating of the Palaeolithic sequence of La Ferrassie based on new excavations adjacent to the La Ferrassie 1 and 2 skeletons
Abstract A new interdisciplinary project was initiated to excavate a portion of the Palaeolithic site of La Ferrassie left intact by earlier excavations. One of the aims of this project was toExpand
A Preliminary Report on Pech de l’Azé IV, Layer 8 (Middle Paleolithic, France)
Pech de l'Aze IV (Dordogne, France) is a collapsed cave with an approximately three meter sequence of wellpreserved Mousterian assemblages. At the base of the sequence, resting on bedrock, is a ~50cmExpand