The Earliest Ice Age Dogs: Evidence from Eliseevichi 11

  title={The Earliest Ice Age Dogs: Evidence from Eliseevichi 11},
  author={M. Sablin and G. Khlopachev},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={795 - 799}
  • M. Sablin, G. Khlopachev
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • Although some scientists have suggested that the first transformation from wolf to dog may have taken place more than 100,000 years ago (Vila et al. 1997), most archaeologists and palaeontologists believe that humans first tamed wolves before the end of the Pleistocene. The evidence of domestication has, however, been indirect (Benecke 1987). Fragments of bones of Canis lupus L. identified as early Holocene domestic dog have been reported from the Near East (Turnbull and Reed 1974, Davis and… CONTINUE READING
    167 Citations
    In search of Paleolithic dogs: a quest with mixed results
    • 48
    On some remains of dog (Canis familiaris) from the Mesolithic shell-middens of Muge, Portugal
    • 36
    • Highly Influenced
    New Evidence of the Earliest Domestic Dogs in the Americas
    • 1
    • PDF
    The first evidence for Late Pleistocene dogs in Italy
    • 3
    • PDF
    Mitochondrial DNA from prehistoric canids highlights relationships between dogs and South-East European wolves.
    • 82
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF


    Studies on early dog remains from northern Europe
    • 105
    Evidence for domestication of the dog 12,000 years ago in the Natufian of Israel
    • 256
    Multiple and ancient origins of the domestic dog.
    • 917
    • PDF
    The Origin of Dogs: Running With the Wolves
    • 32
    The relationship between facial proportions and root length in the dentition of dogs.
    • 11
    Body size diminution in primeval domesticates: Unconscious selection in primeval domesticates
    • Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
    • 1991
    Early domestic dogs
    • 46