The Palaeolithic locality Schöningen (Germany): A review of the mammalian record

  title={The Palaeolithic locality Sch{\"o}ningen (Germany): A review of the mammalian record},
  author={T. Kolfschoten},
  journal={Quaternary International},
  • T. Kolfschoten
  • Published 2014
  • Geology
  • Quaternary International
  • Abstract Quaternary deposits had to be removed to get access to, and to explore the Palaeogene lignite in the area east of the village of Schoningen (Germany), and by removing the top-layers a number of archaeological sites have been discovered. In 1992 the first Palaeolithic artefacts were found and the locality became world-famous after one of the highlights of the Schoningen project, the discovery in 1995 of the Palaeolithic wooden throwing spears at the site Scho 13 II-4. The spears are… CONTINUE READING
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