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    Shanidar Cave and the Baradostian, a Zagros Aurignacian industry

    Reynolds, Tim and Farr, L. and Hill, E. and Hunt, C. and Jones, S. and Gratuze, B. and Nymark, A. and Abdulmutalb, D. and Barker, G. (2018) Shanidar Cave and the Baradostian, a Zagros Aurignacian industry. L'Anthropologie , ISSN 0003-5521. (Submitted)

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    Whilst there has been significant interest in the origins and spread of the Aurignacian industry, usually linked with the dispersal of anatomically modern humans into Europe, comparatively little attention has been paid to possible origins or movements further east. Recent work at Shanidar Cave, a site better known for the Neanderthal evidence discovered by Ralph Solecki in his 1951–1960 excavations, has recovered new information on the ‘Baradostian’ Upper Palaeolithic in Iraq. This paper reviews the regional evidence for the Baradostian as an example of the Zagros Aurignacian and discusses its place in debates about Neanderthal/Modern Human relations.


    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Tim Reynolds
    Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 13:16
    Last Modified: 03 Jul 2021 22:50


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