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Ancient hunters, modern butchers : Schöningen 13II - 4, a kill-butchery site dating from the northwest European Lower Palaeolithic

@article{Voormolen2008AncientHM,
  title={Ancient hunters, modern butchers : Sch{\"o}ningen 13II - 4, a kill-butchery site dating from the northwest European Lower Palaeolithic},
  author={B. Voormolen},
  journal={Journal of taphonomy},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={71-247}
}
The research1 Ancient Hunters, Modern Butchers presents a first detailed study of bone material found together with spectacularly preserved wooden spears at the Lower Palaeolithic site of Schoningen 13II-4, in Germany. Analysis of a large sample of bone remains from this site revealed data being very relevant to the hunting versus scavenging debate in Palaeolithic archaeology. Excellent conservation of the bone material facilitated a thorough documentation of butchery traces and the… Expand
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