Early Upper Paleolithic in Eastern Europe and Implications for the Dispersal of Modern Humans

@article{Anikovich2007EarlyUP,
  title={Early Upper Paleolithic in Eastern Europe and Implications for the Dispersal of Modern Humans},
  author={M. Anikovich and A. Sinitsyn and J. Hoffecker and V. Holliday and V. Popov and S. Lisitsyn and S. Forman and G. M. Levkovskaya and G. Pospelova and I. Kuz'mina and N. Burova and P. Goldberg and R. Macphail and B. Giaccio and N. D. Praslov},
  journal={Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={315},
  pages={223 - 226}
}
  • M. Anikovich, A. Sinitsyn, +12 authors N. D. Praslov
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Science
  • Radiocarbon and optically stimulated luminescence dating and magnetic stratigraphy indicate Upper Paleolithic occupation—probably representing modern humans—at archaeological sites on the Don River in Russia 45,000 to 42,000 years ago. The oldest levels at Kostenki underlie a volcanic ash horizon identified as the Campanian Ignimbrite Y5 tephra that is dated elsewhere to about 40,000 years ago. The occupation layers contain bone and ivory artifacts, including possible figurative art, and fossil… CONTINUE READING
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