The Upper Palaeolithic and the New World

  title={The Upper Palaeolithic and the New World},
  author={E. F. Greenman},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={41 - 91}
  • E. F. Greenman
  • Published 1963
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • There are many trait-parallels between the Upper Palaeolithic of southwestern Europe and North America. They are present in the latter in four main areas, that of the Eskimo culture, Newfoundland, the St. Lawrence drainage and the Greater Southwest. Among the more important North American parallels are certain boats and house-types, bone pendants, design motifs, and representations of animals. These resemble paintings in Upper Palaeolithic caves or actual objects from Upper Palaeolithic sites… CONTINUE READING
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