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International Code for Phytolith Nomenclature (ICPN) 2.0.
- K. Neumann, C. Strömberg, T. Ball, R. Albert, L. Vrydaghs, L. Cummings
- GeographyAnnals of botany
- 24 July 2019
The revised names, diagnosis, images and drawings of the morphotypes that were included in ICPN 1.0 are presented, plus three others, which are those most commonly encountered in phytolith assemblages from modern and fossil soils, sediments and archaeological deposits.
Ash Bones and Guano: a Study of the Minerals and Phytoliths in the Sediments of Grotte XVI, Dordogne, France
Abstract Very few prehistoric cave deposits in Western Europe contain visible hearth remains, even though there is abundant evidence of fire use by cave inhabitants. Grotte XVI (Dordogne, France) is…
Taphonomy of phytoliths and macroplants in different soils from Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) and the application to Plio-Pleistocene palaeoanthropological samples
Mode of Occupation of Tabun Cave, Mt Carmel, Israel During the Mousterian Period: A Study of the Sediments and Phytoliths
Alternative modes of occupation of Tabun Cave during the deposition of the Mousterian Levels B and C have been proposed. Garrod & Bate (1937, Excavations at the Wady El-Mughara, Volume 1. Oxford:…
The Early Upper Palaeolithic in Greece : The excavations in Klisoura Cave
A new Greek sequence of early Upper Palaeolithic, Aurignacian, Epigravettian, and Mesolithic assemblages, which differs from the sequences of Franchthi and Kephalari caves, was uncovered during the…
Phytoliths in the Middle Palaeolithic Deposits of Kebara Cave, Mt Carmel, Israel: Study of the Plant Materials used for Fuel and Other Purposes
Abstract Kebara Cave (Israel) is a well studied archaeological site. It contains abundant visible hearths. Ash derived minerals are a major component of the Mousterian sediments and are present in…
Geoarchaeology in an urban context: the uses of space in a Phoenician monumental building at Tel Dor (Israel)
Early Neolithic household behavior at Tell Seker al-Aheimar (Upper Khabur, Syria): a comparison to ethnoarchaeological study of phytoliths and dung spherulites
The phytolith archaeological record: strengths and weaknesses evaluated based on a quantitative modern reference collection from Greece
Quantitative phytolith study of hearths from the Natufian and middle palaeolithic levels of Hayonim Cave (Galilee, Israel)
Abstract A study of the mineralogy and phytolith assemblages of hearths and their associated sediments in Hayonim Cave, Israel, shows that wood ash is a major component of the sediments of both the…