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The Kostënki 18 child burial and the cultural and funerary landscape of Mid Upper Palaeolithic European Russia

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Palaeolithic burials are few and far between, and establishing their chronology is crucial to gaining a broader understanding of the period. A new programme of radiocarbon dating has provided a revised age estimate for the Palaeolithic burial at Kostënki 18 in European Russia (west of the Urals). This study reviews the need for redating the remains, and contextualises the age of the burial in relation to other Upper Palaeolithic funerary sites in Europe and Russia. The new date, obtained usin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.15184/aqy.2017.150

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Reynolds, N More by this author
Bessudnov, AA More by this author
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Department:
Linacre College
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Department:
Oxford, SSD, School of Archaeology
Fondation Fyssen More from this funder
Leverhulme Trust More from this funder
Russian Foundation for Basic Research More from this funder
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Antiquity Journal website
Volume:
91
Issue:
360
Pages:
1435-1450
Publication date:
2017-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-12-01
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EISSN:
1745-1744
ISSN:
0003-598X
Pubs id:
pubs:724596
URN:
uri:66a9ed88-fc10-40fc-8307-a7f69c2cab64
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uuid:66a9ed88-fc10-40fc-8307-a7f69c2cab64
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pubs:724596

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