The first evidence of controlled use of fire by prehistoric humans during the Middle Paleolithic phase from the Indian subcontinent

  title={The first evidence of controlled use of fire by prehistoric humans during the Middle Paleolithic phase from the Indian subcontinent},
  author={Deepak Kumar Jha and Rahul Samrat and Prasanta Sanyal},
  journal={Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology},

Reconstructing prehistoric environments in the Son and Belan valleys, north-central India: Retrospect and Prospect

  • M. Williams
  • Environmental Science, Geography
    Journal of Palaeosciences
  • 2021
Pioneering archaeological surveys in the Son and Belan valleys of north–central India in the 1970s revealed that these valleys had been occupied at least intermittently during the Lower Palaeolithic,



Fire and brief human occupations in Iberia during MIS 4: Evidence from Abric del Pastor (Alcoy, Spain)

The results suggest that Neanderthals occupied the Central Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula during MIS 4, that these Neanderthal groups were not undergoing climatic stress and they were habitual fire users.

Fire occurrence and the current state of palaeofire reconstructions based on sedimentary charcoal from natural archives in Poland

  • A. Bonk
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • 2019
Abstract Due to rising temperatures worldwide many areas are threatened with increasing numbers of fire occurrence. Poland is among these areas and is projected to experience over the next century an

On the Role of Fire in Neandertal Adaptations in Western Europe: Evidence from Pech de l'Azé and Roc de Marsal, France

Though the earliest evidence for the use of fire is a subject of debate, it is clear that by the late Middle Paleolithic, Neandertals in southwest France were able to use fire. The archaeological

A late-Holocene record of coastal wetland development and fire regimes in tropical northern Australia

This study presents three records of environmental change during the late-Holocene from wetlands across Bentinck Island in the South Wellesley Islands, northern Australia. Radiometric dating provided

South Asian Upper Paleolithic

At the technocultural change from the Middle Paleolithic to the Upper Paleolithic, climatic conditions of South Asia were generally tropical and humid. But the development of blade-based culture