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Improving mortality profile analysis in zooarchaeology: a revised zoning for ternary diagrams
Mortality profiles have figured prominently among tools used by zooarchaeologists to investigate relationships between hominids and prey species. Their analysis and interpretation have been considerably influenced by M.C. ...
Klipdrift Shelter, southern Cape, South Africa: preliminary report on the Howiesons Poort layers
Surveys for archaeological sites in the De Hoop Nature Reserve, southern Cape, South Africa resulted in the discovery of a cave complex comprising two locations, Klipdrift Cave and Klipdrift Shelter. Excavations commenced ...
The Reality of Neandertal Symbolic Behavior at the Grotte du Renne, Arcy-sur-Cure, France
(Public Library of Science, 2011-06-29)
Background: The question of whether symbolically mediated behavior is exclusive to modern humans or shared with anatomically archaic populations such as the Neandertals is hotly debated. At the Grotte du Renne, Arcy-sur-Cure, ...
Stable oxygen isotope evidence for mobility in medieval and post-medieval Trondheim, Norway.
Immigration and mobility in the medieval and post-medieval periods in Norway have, up until now, mainly been discussed on the basis of historical sources. This paper presents the results of stable oxygen isotope (δ18O) ...
Assessing the photoprotective effects of red ochre on human skin by in vitro laboratory experiments
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-03-27)
Archaeological indicators of cognitive complexity become increasingly prevalent during the African Middle Stone Age, with the habitual exploitation of red ochre widely viewed as a key feature of the emergence of modern ...