(2012), "Testing models for the beginnings of the Aurignacian
and the advent of figurative art and music: The radiocarbon chronology of GeiSenklosterle", Journal of Human Evolution, Vol.
In a general way this represented an as-yet-unexplained 'popularity'-driven, if not demonstrably efficiencyor efficacy-driven return to a dependence on osseous projectiles and bladelets that had originated in the European and Cantabrian Aurignacian
A modern human humerus from the early Aurignacian
of Vogelherdhohle (Stetten, Germany).
Abri Blanchard, the site where the slab was found, has previously yielded other precious findings that have shed light on the nature of life in the Aurignacian
period, which was from about 43,000 to 33,000 years ago.
Objective: The PALMOBI project investigates Early Upper Palaeolithic (EUP) hunter-gatherer interactions with their environment at micro- and macro-regional scales under variable ecological conditions through the integrative use of cutting-edge interdisciplinary methodologies and their application to the archaeological record of the Aurignacian
and the Gravettian across two contrasting regions (temperate Belgium & continental Romania).
For more than a century, archaeologists have placed these finds in the Aurignacian
The most famous archetypal image of a woman, the so-called "Venus" of Willendorf, was found in 1908 by the archaeologist Josef Szombathy in an Aurignacian
loess deposit in a terrace about 30 meters above the Danube near the town of Willendorf in Austria.
''Grotte Chauvet contains the earliest and best-preserved expressions of artistic creation of the Aurignacian
people, which are also the earliest known figurative drawings in the world,'' UNESCO said.
(2012): The recognition of a new type of bone tools in Early Aurignacian
assemblages: implications for understanding the appearance of osseous technology in Europe.
Their research revealed the piece to be approximately 37,000 years old and offers rich evidence of the role art played in the daily lives of Early Aurignacian
Fluvial and alluvial gravel and silt of the G1-T1 level can be attributed to the Late-Pleistocene based on the existence of abundant Aurignacian
lithic industry within the lower terrace of the Mijares River, south of the studied region (Birot, 1959).
A Female Figurine from the Basal Aurignacian
of Hohle Fels Cave in Southwestern Germany.