Early Neanderthal constructions deep in Bruniquel Cave in southwestern France.

@article{Jaubert2016EarlyNC,
  title={Early Neanderthal constructions deep in Bruniquel Cave in southwestern France.},
  author={Jacques Jaubert and Sophie Verheyden and Dominique Genty and Michel Soulier and Hai Cheng and Dominique Blamart and C. Burlet and Hubert Camus and Serge Delaby and Damien Deldicque and R. L. Edwards and Catherine Ferrier and François Lacrampe-Cuyaub{\`e}re and François L{\'e}v{\^e}que and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Maksud and Pascal Mora and Xavier Muth and {\'E}douard R{\'e}gnier and J. Rouzaud and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Santos},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016},
  volume={534 7605},
  pages={
          111-4
        }
}
  • Jacques Jaubert, Sophie Verheyden, +17 authors Frédéric Santos
  • Published in Nature 2016
  • Medicine
  • Very little is known about Neanderthal cultures, particularly early ones. Other than lithic implements and exceptional bone tools, very few artefacts have been preserved. While those that do remain include red and black pigments and burial sites, these indications of modernity are extremely sparse and few have been precisely dated, thus greatly limiting our knowledge of these predecessors of modern humans. Here we report the dating of annular constructions made of broken stalagmites found deep… CONTINUE READING

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