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Trips to South and East Europe

From November 24th to December 2nd in 2015, part of the C1-team carried out a second campaign in the Palaeolithic cave Ardales in Malaga (Spain). The objective for this short campaign was to document a very well preserved cave profile in another part of the cave and, hopefully, find conclusive material for the chronology of archaeological layers.

End of this March, the conference of the Hugo Obermaier Society took place at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest (Hungary). Next to a variety of talks about East European Palaeolithic research, we visited some interesting Middle Palaeolithic sites, e.g. Vértesszölös and Tata (both ancient hot springs in context with travertine terraces that were used by Neanderthals as small campsites), Jankovich Cave and two important quaternary loess profiles of the region at Paks.

 

 

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Excavation at Ardales Cave (Spain).
Photo: Viviane Bolin
  C1 Bolin Fig 2 lhk 2016 04 250pxJankovich Cave, Bajót (Hungary).
Photo: Viviane Bolin

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Corings in the Zafarraya Polje (Andalucia, Souther...

Corings in the Zafarraya Polje (Andalucia, Southern Spain)

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Lake Banyoles - First off-site archive for palaeoclimatic reconstruction on the Iberian Peninsula

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Lake Como - Palaeoenvironmental archive in the Wes...

Lake Como - Palaeoenvironmental archive in the Western Mediterranean

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Laguna de Fuente de Piedra – Sediment cores from a...

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra – Sediment cores from a perennial salt lake in southern Spain for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction

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Fieldworks in Abrigo del Molino (Segovia, Central...

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Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition at Cuevas...

Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition at Cuevas de Los Casares?

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Between darkness and brightness: Preparation of fi...

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Way down South – Conference and excavation in Spai...

Way down South – Conference and excavation in Spain

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Trips to South and East Europe

Trips to South and East Europe

From November 24th to December 2nd in 2015, part of the C1-team carried out a second campaign in the Palaeolithic cave Ardales in...

Excavation in Andalucia: Deep inside the cave

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Mobility of hunter-gatherer groups at the Universi...

Mobility of hunter-gatherer groups at the University of the Basque Country. Vitoria 2016

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Prehistoric rock art and mobile art conference in...

Prehistoric rock art and mobile art conference in Santander

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International Conference on the Solturean

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