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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.
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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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
A 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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
by Timothy Darvill
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Collins 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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