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The Aurignacian culture is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest Asia. It lasted broadly within the period from ca. 45,000 to 35,000 years ago. The name originates from the type site of Aurignac in the Haute-Garonne area of France.

  • also known as 奥瑞纳文化

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Google previewThe Settlement of the American Continents (2004)

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Biogeography by C. Michael Barton

The Levantine Aurignacian is a flake industry bearing no resemblance whatsoever to its French counterpart (Coinman 1998; Marks 1983). It almost entirely lacks personal ornaments, bone or antler tools, figurines, portable art, parietal art, ...

Google previewA Text-book of European Archaeology (1921)

by Robert Alexander Stewart Macalister

The fact of a superposition of races at the time of the change from Mousterian to Aurignacian is a stubborn reality, and the theory of an immigration, to whatever cause it may have been due, is the only one that will account for it satisfactorily, ...

Google previewThe American Historical Review (1916)

by John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler

But on the following page one reads: "Yet the Aurignacians, or men of Cro- Magnon, were a primitive people", etc. Again on page 177 the race of Cro- Magnon is called Aurignacian. In that part of the book devoted to palaeolithic man, the use of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory (2004)

Second Edition by Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks

Retouchis much finer thaninthe preceding Aurignacian industry.Attribution of theseindustries toa laterstage has been complicated by thesmallbacked points ( Ahmarian) nowknown fromveryearly contexts intheLevant, before theLevantine ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

The panEuropean Aurignacian and Gravettian technocomplexes have been extensively studied,andare presumed tobe 'true' Upper Paleolithic entities.In addition totheworkingof bone,antler, andivory (notjusttoproduce awls), the use of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

by H. James Birx

Aurignacian artifacts have long been considered representative of the culture of the first anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) to migrate into continental Europe. This is currently an issue of intense debate, as some ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Ian Shaw, Robert Jameson

MC Aurignacian Early Upper Palaeolithic industry (c.38000–28000 BC) that presents a full blade technology and a wide range ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

During the Aurignacian epoch the love of ornament developed in conjunction with the decorative arts in general, as is witnessed by the use of bone and ivory pendants, as well as perforated shells and animal teeth that served as necklaces, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

Aurignacian Belonging to a period of the Paleolithic Age during which primitive humans used bone and antler tools and made cave paintings. Azilian Belonging to a Paleolithic culture in southern France and Spain. Aztec A member of a ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Timothy Darvill

atrium Attic blackfigure ware Attila attribute attritional age profile Atum Atwater, Caleb Aubrey, John auger Augustine, St Augustine Pattern Augustinian Augustus Aulnat, France Aulus Plautius aumbry Aunjetitz Aurelius aureus Aurignacian ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

altercation, auscultation, corporation, alteration, automation, alternation, augmentation,claudication, formication, fornication, orchestration, ordination, chlorination,Aurignacian, formulation,* incorporation, ...

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