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The “Venus” Figurines: Textiles, Basketry, Gender, and Status in the Upper Paleolithic
Research on Gravettian textiles and basketry informs our understanding of Upper Paleolithic ideology and yields new insights or one component of Stone Age material culture-the Venus figurines.Expand
Simple technologies and diverse food strategies of the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene at Huaca Prieta, Coastal Peru
The new findings emphasize an early coastal lifeway of diverse food procurement strategies that suggest detailed observation of resource availability in multiple environments and a knowledgeable economic organization, although technologies were simple and campsites were seemingly ephemeral and discontinuous. Expand
On a Pleistocene human occupation at Pedra Furada, Brazil
The last decades of fieldwork have not decisively upset the long-held view that the settlement of the Americas occurred in the very latest Pleistocene, as marked in North America by the ClovisExpand
The Meadowcroft Rockshelter Radiocarbon Chronology 1975-1990
Ever since the publication of the first of more than 50 internally consistent radiocarbon dates from Meadowcroft Rockshelter (36 WH297), controversy has been generated by frequent assertions that theExpand
Upper Palaeolithic fibre technology: interlaced woven finds from Pavlov I, Czech Republic, c. 26,000 years ago
The later Palaeolithic sites of Moravia, the region of the Czech Republic west of Prague and north of Vienna, continue to provide remarkable new materials. To the art mobilier for which DolniExpand
Palaeolithic perishables made permanent
Previous research has documented textile and basketry production at Moravian Upper Palaeolithic sites, c.27,000 BP. Recent research extends these technologies to Russia and Germany, and amplifiesExpand
Prehistoric psychotropic drug use in Northeastern Mexico and Trans-Pecos Texas
In the context of this paper, northeastern Mexico refers primarily to the state of Coahuila and immediately adjacent portions of Chihuahua on the west and Nuevo Leon on the south and east.Expand