Azilian


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A·zil·ian

 (ə-zĭl′yən)
adj.
Of or relating to a Mesolithic western European culture.

[After le Mas d' Azil, a village of southern France.]

Azilian

(əˈzɪlɪən)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a Palaeolithic culture of Spain and SW France that can be dated to the 10th millennium bc, characterized by flat bone harpoons and schematically painted pebbles
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to this culture
[C19: named after Mas d'Azil, France, where artefacts were found]

Azilian

Belonging to a Paleolithic culture in southern France and Spain.
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The oldest evidence is the scattered presence of its pollen in the Early Holocene record of two archaeological caves, Urtiaga (SANCHEZ-GONI, 1993) and Arenaza I (Isturiz & SanchezGoni, 1990), in Azilian levels, dated before 9600 [+ or -] 180 BP (11390-10300 cal BP) in the case of Arenaza (Late Glacial or Early Holocene).
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Only limited evidence of Palaeolithic art was found during the excavation of the Pleistocene deposit: some batons perfores decorated with geometric engravings from the 'Prince' burial--a truly exceptional find in Italy, as such items are not found outside Liguria; and some pebbles with painted Azilian motifs from the layers and burials of final Pleistocene age.
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They're stained a reddish-orange color by dissolved iron oxide, and rounded and lobed, so at first I don't connect them with the word, silex, which I know from the shaped flints that, spread out in displays, point to the cultural change of millennia: Solutrean, Azilian.
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