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The timing and spatiotemporal patterning of Neanderthal disappearance
The timing of Neanderthal disappearance and the extent to which they overlapped with the earliest incoming anatomically modern humans (AMHs) in Eurasia are key questions in palaeoanthropology.Expand
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Dating Palaeolithic sites in southwestern Crete, Greece
Discussions of dispersals of early hominins from Africa assume that Southwest Asia and the Arabian Peninsula were the primary passageways for migrations to Eurasia. The Mediterranean is usuallyExpand
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Strontium isotope evidence of Neanderthal mobility at the site of Lakonis, Greece using laser-ablation PIMMS
We report here direct evidence for Neanderthal mobility through the measurement of strontium isotope ratios in tooth enamel using laser-ablation, which allows us to use much smaller samples thanExpand
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The paleoanthropology of Greece
European paleoanthropology and paleolithic archeology were already well‐established by the early twentieth century. The human fossil record from this continent is the longest known and perhaps mostExpand
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STONE AGE SEAFARING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN : Evidence from the Plakias Region for Lower Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Habitation of Crete Author ( s ) :
A survey in 2008 and 2009 on the southwestern coast of Crete in the region of Plakias documented 28 preceramic lithic sites. Sites were identified with artifacts of Mesolithic type similar toExpand
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STONE AGE SEA FARING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: EVIDENCE FROM THE PLAKIAS REGION FOR LOWER PALAEOLITHIC AND MESOLITHIC HABITATION OF CRETE
A survey in 2008 and 2009 on the southwestern coast of Crete in the region of Plakias documented 28 preceramic lithic sites. Sites were identified with artifacts of Mesolithic type similar toExpand
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First Neanderthal remains from Greece: the evidence from Lakonis.
The Middle–Upper Paleolithic transition hasbeen one of the foci of the debate on modernhuman origins. While the African archaeologicalrecord shows evidence of a gradual transition(McBrearty andExpand
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TL age-estimates for the Middle Palaeolithic layers at Theopetra cave (Greece)
Abstract The lowest stratigraphic unit of Theopetra cave (Greece) contains a Middle Palaeolithic sequence radiocarbon dated to between 46 and 35 ka BP; at the limit of this dating method. The upperExpand
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Brief communication: dental development and enamel thickness in the Lakonis Neanderthal molar.
Developmental and structural affinities between modern human and Neanderthal dental remains continue to be a subject of debate as well as their utility for informing assessments of life history andExpand
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Late Pleistocene Archaeological and Fossil Human Evidence from Lakonis Cave, Southern Greece
Abstract Current models of interactions between Neanderthals and modern humans and the Middle- Upper Palaeolithic transition are contradictory due to the uncertainties of the dating methods and theExpand
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