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New dates and palaeoenvironmental evidence for the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic occupation of Higueral de Valleja Cave, southern Spain

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A research programme has been set up at Higueral de Valleja Cave in southern Spain to investigate the late survival and eventual extinction of the southern Iberian Neanderthals and the arrival of modern humans. Of key interest in the first phase of research was to understand the depositional environment in the entrance chamber of the cave and to establish whether palaeoenvironmental and dating samples could be retrieved from the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic sequences. The outcome is a series...

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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Archaeology,School of - Archaeology,Institute of
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Institution:
Museo Municipal de El Puerto de Santa María
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University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Archaeology,School of - Archaeology,Institute of
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Institution:
Oxford Archaeological Associates Ltd., Oxford, UK
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Institution:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, UK
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Quaternary Science Reviews Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
9-10
Pages:
830-839
Publication date:
2009-05-05
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ISSN:
0277-3791
URN:
uuid:4aa19f44-4e33-4e5f-81bf-64136b397b03
Local pid:
ora:3375
Language:
English
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