The Use of Ochre and Painting During the Upper Paleolithic of the Swabian Jura in the Context of the Development of Ochre Use in Africa and Europe

@article{Wolf2018TheUO,
  title={The Use of Ochre and Painting During the Upper Paleolithic of the Swabian Jura in the Context of the Development of Ochre Use in Africa and Europe},
  author={Sibylle Wolf and Nicholas J. Conard and Harald Floss and Rimtautas Dapschauskas and Elizabeth C. Velliky and Andrew W. Kandel},
  journal={Open Archaeology},
  year={2018},
  volume={4},
  pages={185 - 205}
}
Abstract While the earliest evidence for ochre use is very sparse, the habitual use of ochre by hominins appeared about 140,000 years ago and accompanied them ever since. Here, we present an overview of archaeological sites in southwestern Germany, which yielded remains of ochre. We focus on the artifacts belonging exclusively to anatomically modern humans who were the inhabitants of the cave sites in the Swabian Jura during the Upper Paleolithic. The painted limestones from the Magdalenian… 

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