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Lower Palaeolithic hunting spears from Germany
  • H. Thieme
  • History, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 27 February 1997
Little is known about the organic component of Lower and Middle Palaeolithic technologies, particular with respect to wooden tools1,2. Here I describe some wooden throwing spears about 400,000 yearsExpand
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Electron microscopic characterization of cell wall degradation of the 400,000-year-old wooden Schöningen spears
The cell wall degradation of 400,000-year-old wooden spears, excavated in 1994 at the Schöningen brown-coal opencast mine (100 km east of Hannover/Germany), was examined by transmission electronExpand
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