386 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 315 illus.
Cloth 1995 | ISBN 9780924171383 | $65.00s | Outside the Americas £52.00
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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This report presents the new excavations at Combe-Capelle Bas, a Middle Paleolithic site in southern France. The site is situated directly on a source of good quality flint, and recent theories suggest that such a setting may have certain predictable effects on the lithic industries. These effects, and others relating to current models of raw material procurement and use, are discussed.
This book will appeal to anyone interested in Paleolithic archaeology, lithic analysis, raw material use, and site formation and taphonomy.
University Museum Monograph, 91