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The mid Upper Palaeolithic of European Russia: chronology, culture history and context: a study of five Gravettian backed lithic assemblages

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This thesis examines the Mid Upper Palaeolithic (MUP) of Russia (ca. 30,000–20,000 14C BP). During this time, as in the rest of Europe, the principal archaeological industry is known as the Gravettian. However, in Russia two other industries, the Streletskayan and the Gorodtsovian, are also known from the beginning of the MUP. Historically, there have been significant problems integrating the Russian MUP record with that from the rest of Europe.

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Reynolds, N
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Doctoral studentship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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