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A new Aurignacian engraving from Abri Blanchard, France: Implications for understanding Aurignacian graphic expression in Western and Central Europe

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In the excitement of the widely publicized new finds of Aurignacian art from Chauvet, from the Swabian Jura and from as far afield as Pestera Coliboaia in Romania, it has almost been forgotten that a rich corpus of Aurignacian wall painting, engraving and bas-relief sculpture had been recognized and studied before World War I in the Vézère Valley of SW France. Scientific knowledge of the chronological and cultural context of that early-discovered graphic record has been limited by the crude a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.quaint.2016.09.063

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Bourrillon, R More by this author
Chiotti, L More by this author
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UMI 3199-CNRS-NYU & UMR 5608-TRACES, U. of Toulouse 2-Jean Jaurès, entitled “Aurignacian Genius: Art, daily life and social identity of the first modern humans of Europe”
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UMI 3199-CNRS-NYU & UMR 5608-TRACES, U. of Toulouse 2-Jean Jaurès, entitled “Aurignacian Genius: Art, daily life and social identity of the first modern humans of Europe”
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Quaternary International Journal website
Volume:
491
Pages:
46-64
Publication date:
2017-01-24
Acceptance date:
2016-09-29
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EISSN:
1873-4553
ISSN:
1040-6182
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pubs:661176
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uri:ae6365f7-f2a0-4482-b38a-7c37b0a22ad3
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