Continue reading This are centripedal cores, micro chopping-tools and scapers made from cortical flakes from the Pontinian in the Monte Circeo area at the central-western Italian coast The “Pontinian” Mousterian, is a regionally bounded “facies” of the Middle Paleolithic occurring only on the …Continue reading These are several Mousterian artifacts from a larger surface collection from the Mont-les-Etrelles, department of Haute Saône near Besancon.This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Being president is not in his head, walang ere (no airs)… I hope that his sincerity and sense of transparency will be reflected and fully appreciated by all people in and out of government. Was it true P-Noy said the women of Bais are beautiful? ) Why was P-Noy’s former girlfriend Shalani Soledad also in Bais and in the province when he visited there on Sept. I think they even met by chance in the airport of Dumaguete and shook hands? He’s the cousin of my late father, they both have the same first names, but my dad’s nickname was Tata, and my uncle’s nickname is Chito. My late great-grandfather had four brothers who served as mayors, governors, congressmen and one senator; my great-grandpa was the political enforcer, while his brothers ran in elections and won.
This is a classic, very flat, paper thin, non-Levallois Mousterian Point from the Château de la Roche-Courbon site (Charente-Maritime; 7×4,5x cm).
It has an uncommon square outline, very rare during the Middle Paleolithic of the old world. Continue reading This is a small (2 cm long) bifacial artifact from the Ehringsdorf quarries, a so called “Keilchen” (a miniature handaxe), characteristic for the archaeological findings from the Lower Travertine at this site. Continue reading This is one of the many non dated handaxes made from quartzite, found in the Tagus valley in Portugal.
Sanay in Paris, found at the rock shelter of Soucy near the Roche de Lalinde and Gare de Couze site in the Dordogne / S/W-France. Continue reading (This sentence comes from Marcel Otte) MIS 7 was a long and complex interglacial phase (spanning more than 50,000 years).
In Northern and Central continental Europe we observe the rise of the Levallois technology, although this technique was observed in …
Technologically this facies is characterized by a recurrent uni- and bipolar Levallois debitage and typologically …
Continue reading but rather a rare cordiform, 5 cm long scraper with scalar retouche on a dihedral thick flake from a Quina ensemble from the Carrière Chaumette in the Rhone Valley (
This artifact is characteristic for the Rhodanian / Quina oriental, dating to MIS4. Continue reading This are four Quina scrapers (two transversal,one bifacial and one convergent) from the Grand Pressigny area found around 1900, very similar to the Quina- Mousterian found by François Reignoux during the late 19th century / early 20th century (Collection Reignoux ). Continue reading This unifacial Quartzite Handaxe comes from the Haute-Garonne, North of Toulouse.
It was Jean-Baptiste Noulet (1802 – 1890), a French scientist and naturalist, who first described the Paleolithic implements of the Garonne and its tributaries. Continue reading Figure 1 shows a rare 12 cm long (sub) triangular handaxe from the Dordogne in S/W-France.
Here they found a small sized Acheulian or MSA with small Bifaces made from Flint (as shown in an earlier post: see below). Continue reading This is a bifacial cortical „scraper” from the MSA of Upper Egypt, made from a flat chert pebble most probably made for a hand-held use.