A New Cultural Frontier for the Last Neanderthals : The Uluzzian in Northern Italy

  title={A New Cultural Frontier for the Last Neanderthals : The Uluzzian in Northern Italy},
  author={Marco Peresani},
The Middle–Upper Paleolithic shift was a crucial event intimately involved in Neanderthal biogeography and the patchy scenario that emerges from the last marked cultural and behavioral evolution our extinct relatives underwent during the interval 50-30 k.yr. BP. In Mediterranean Europe, this behavior, considered modern, gave rise to the Uluzzian, a cultural complex confined to central-southern Italy and Greece as a consequence of the supposed retreat of archaic humans in the face of the rapid… CONTINUE READING
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