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The Late Upper Palaeolithic Ocupation of the Moroccan Northeast Maghreb During the Late Glacial Maximum

Barton, R; Bouzouggar, A; Collcuttt, S; Gale, R; Higham, Thomas F. G.; Humphrey, L; Parfitt, S; Rhodes, Edward; Stringer, Chris; Malek, F


New work at Kehf el Hammar Cave provides the first well-dated palaeoenvironmental sequence for the Late Upper Palaeolithic in this region of the northwest Maghreb. The archaeological layers are dated via a combination of AMS radiocarbon and luminescence dating methods. The sequence contains charcoal-rich occupation layers with faunal, human and lithic finds. Local vegetational patterns are reconstructed on the basis of preliminary analysis of the charcoal evidence. Using standard calibration...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: African Archaeological Review
DOI: 10.1007/s10437-005-4190-y


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