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The Upper Palaeolithic settlement of Iberia: first-generation maps
Modelling of Upper Palaeolithic occupation in Iberia (one of the most important refugia of the last Ice Age) has enabled mapping of human occupation against an improving chronology of absolute dates.Expand
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At the land's end: Marine resources and the importance of fluctuations in the coastline in the prehistoric hunter–gatherer economy of Portugal
Abstract This paper focuses on the importance of aquatic resources in economy and subsistence strategies during the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of Portugal. Modern theoretical biases in archaeologyExpand
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The Emergence of Muge Mesolithic Shell Middens in Central Portugal and the 8200 cal yr BP Cold Event
ABSTRACT The emergence of Portugal's Muge Mesolithic, with its characteristic shell middens and human burials, is widely seen as a response to the formation of a highly diverse terrestrial andExpand
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The End of the Paleolithic and the Mesolithic in Portugal
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BENNETT, JOHN W., AND SEENA B. KOHL. I98I. "Longitudinal research in rural North America: The Saskatchewan Cultural Ecology Research Program, I960-I973," in Anthropologists at home in North America:Expand
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The Rabbits of Picareiro Cave: Small Mammal Hunting During the Late Upper Palaeolithic in the Portuguese Estremadura
This paper analyses nearly 9000 rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) bones recovered from Picareiro Cave, central Portugal. The majority of the rabbit bones were recovered within the remains of two hearthExpand
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Chronology of the Mesolithic occupation of the Muge valley, central Portugal: The case of Cabeço da Amoreira
Abstract Although the Muge shellmiddens have been the object of research and excavation for almost 150 years, data are still scarce and, frequently, problematic. The chronology of the MesolithicExpand
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The Mesolithic–Neolithic transition in southern Iberia
New data and a review of historiographic information from Neolithic sites of the Malaga and Algarve coasts (southern Iberian Peninsula) and from the Maghreb (North Africa) reveal the existence of aExpand
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Hunter–gatherer subsistence at the end of the Pleistocene: preliminary results from Picareiro Cave, Central Portugal
Excavation at the site of Picareiro Cave in Portugal provides an important and rare sample of animal remains. Preliminary study shows that late Pleistocene hunter–gatherers hunted rabbits, deer and aExpand
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Earliest Known Use of Marine Resources by Neanderthals
Numerous studies along the northern Mediterranean borderland have documented the use of shellfish by Neanderthals but none of these finds are prior to Marine Isotopic Stage 3 (MIS 3). In this paperExpand
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