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The Historical Background to the Discovery of Cave Art at Creswell Crags

Paul G. Bahn

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

On 14 April 2003, we made the first discovery of Palaeolithic cave art in Britain. Since portable art of the period had long been known in this country (Sieveking 1972; Campbell 1977: vol. 2, figs. ... More


VeriWcation of the Age of the Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags

Alistair W. G. Pike and Mabs Gilmour

in Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Upon discovery of the Creswell cave art in April 2003, and a systematic survey and study of known images in June of the same year, it was believed on several grounds that the art was clearly of ... More


The First Europeans

T. Douglas Price

in Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The story of our human ancestors is a fascinating, but fragmentary, tale. There are lots of missing pages in the book. The further back we go in time, the less evidence is available and the more ... More


Introduction

Paul Slack and Ryk Ward

in The Peopling of Britain: The Shaping of a Human Landscape

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198297598
eISBN:
9780191916533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297598.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

From the beginnings of human settlement the small marginal fringe of western Europe that eventually became the British Isles has represented a final frontier for successive waves of colonists—each ... More


Cave Archaeology and Palaeontology in the Creswell Region

Andrew T. Chamberlain

in Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The aim of this chapter is to situate the unique discoveries of cave art at the Creswell Crags caves in the context of what is known of the cave archaeology and palaeontology of the caves of the ... More


Evolution, Revolution or Saltation Scenario for the Emergence of Modern Cultures?

Francesco d’Errico and Christopher B. Stringer

in Culture Evolves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608966
eISBN:
9780191804656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608966.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Crucial questions in the debate on the origin of quintessential human behaviours are whether modern cognition and associated innovations are unique to our species and whether they emerged abruptly, ... More


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