High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior: Time by Manuel Vaquero (auth.), Eudald Carbonell i Roura (eds.)

By Manuel Vaquero (auth.), Eudald Carbonell i Roura (eds.)

The objective of this publication is to supply a brand new perception on Neanderthal behaviour utilizing the information recovered in point J of Romaní rockshelter (north-eastern Spain). as a result of the sedimentary dynamics that shaped the Romaní deposit, the profession layers are characterised by means of a excessive temporal solution, which makes it more straightforward to interprete the archaeological information in behavioural phrases. additionally, the several analytical domain names (geoarchaeology, lithic know-how, zooarchaeology, taphonomy, anthracology, palaeontology) are addressed from a spatial standpoint that's uncomplicated to appreciate human behaviour, but additionally to guage the behavioural inferences within the framework of the archaeological formation processes.​

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At first, layer 2 was attributed to the Magdalenian, although its Aurignacian character was soon recognized. The remaining layers were assigned to the Mousterian. These Mousterian layers were considered as a whole, and no differences between levels were pointed out. The Excavations of Dr. Eduard Ripoll (1956–1962) Unfortunately, the line of research started by Amador Romaní and the Institute for Catalan Studies had no continuity. The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) imposed a profound break in archeological activities.

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It is approximately 200 km long and 12 km wide, although its width tends to decrease in the north. During the Neogene, a group of normal faults related to distensive phenomena affected the western Mediterranean. The Llobregat fault divided the depression into two large rifts: the Vallès rift to the north-east and the Penedès rift to the south-west. The Penedès rift has a sedimentary depth of 2,000 m and was filled by Triassic materials from the Prelitoral Range, marine Paleogene materials from the Ebro Basin and fluvial Quaternary sediments.

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