Initial Upper Palaeolithic in south-central Turkey and its regional context: A preliminary report

Steven L Kuhn, Mary C Stiner, Erksin Güleç

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Abstract

The earliest Upper Palaeolithic industries of the Levant, which figure prominently in discussions of the spread of anatomically modern humans and the origins of the Upper Palaeolithic, are known from a small number of localities. Two sites in the Hatay region of Turkey have yielded initial Upper Palaeolithic assemblages similar to those found in the Levant. One of the sites, Üçaǧizli cave, has also provided radiometric dates and faunal remains, both relatively rare for sites of this period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)505-517
Number of pages13
JournalAntiquity
Volume73
Issue number281
StatePublished - Sep 1999

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Keywords

  • Anatolia
  • Kanal
  • Tool assemblage
  • Üçaǧizli
  • Upper Palaeolithic

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  • Archaeology

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Initial Upper Palaeolithic in south-central Turkey and its regional context : A preliminary report. / Kuhn, Steven L; Stiner, Mary C; Güleç, Erksin.

In: Antiquity, Vol. 73, No. 281, 09.1999, p. 505-517.

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