Cultural taxonomy for the European Upper Palaeolithic: a wide-ranging problem

  title={Cultural taxonomy for the European Upper Palaeolithic: a wide-ranging problem},
  author={Eleanor M. L. Scerri},
  pages={1362 - 1364}
Much of Reynolds and Riede’s (2019) call to arms has resonance beyond the European Upper Palaeolithic, and will be familiar to many researchers working with Palaeolithic or Stone Age contexts around the world. My own research on the North African Middle Stone Age, for example, has collated no fewer than 13 different lithic taxonomic units from the literature, each using different bases for classification (Scerri 2017). Quantitative analyses show that the technological variation within these… 

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