Neanderthal and Mammuthus interactions at EDAR Culebro 1 (Madrid, Spain)

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Yravedra Sainz de los Terreros, José and Panera, Joaquin and Rubio-Jara, Susana and Manzano, Iván and Expósito, Alfonso and Pérez González, Alfredo and Soto, Enrique and López Recio, Mario (2014) Neanderthal and Mammuthus interactions at EDAR Culebro 1 (Madrid, Spain). Journal of Archaeological Science, 42 . pp. 500-508. ISSN 0305-4403

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2013.11.011



Abstract

The association between elephants of the Mammuthus and Palaeoloxodon types and lithic tools is a recurrent phenomenon in Pleistocene sites. This has been a heavily debated topic. Thanks to the latest discoveries of cut and percussion marks in several archaeological sites, direct evidence of butchery practices generated by humans on elephants has been identified. Indirect evidence may also suggest a type of feeding activity. In this paper, the open-air site of EDAR Culebro 1 (Madrid, Spain) is presented, as well as a discussion about the possible interactions occurring between Neanderthals and Mammuthus cf. intermedius at this archaeological site.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Neanderthals, Trampling marks, Mammoth, OIS 5, Middle Palaeolithic
Subjects:Humanities > History > Prehistory
ID Code:70292
Deposited On:16 Feb 2022 13:55
Last Modified:16 Feb 2022 17:17

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