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New excavations at the site of Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco
Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)
  • Harold L Dibble, University of Pennsylvania
  • V Aldeias, University of Pennsylvania
  • Esteban Alvarez-Fernandez, University of Salamanca, Spain
  • Bonnie Blackwell, Williams College, Williamstown, Ma
  • Emily Hallett-Desguez, Arizona State University
  • Zenobia Jacobs, University of Wollongong
  • Paul Goldberg, Boston University
  • Sam C Lin, University of Pennsylvania
  • Andre Morala, Musee National De Prehistoire, France
  • Michael C Meyer, University of Wollongong
  • Deborah Olszewski, University of Pennsylvania
  • Kaye Reed, Arizona State University
  • Zeljko Rezek, University of Pennsylvania
  • Daniel Richter, University Of Bayreuth
  • Richard Roberts, University of Wollongong
  • Dennis Sandgathe, University of Pennsylvania
  • Utsav Schurmans, University of Pennsylvania
  • Anne Skinner, Williams College, Williamstown, Ma
  • Teresa Steele, University Of California At Davis
  • Mohamed El-Hajraoui, Institut National Des Sciences De L'Archeologie Et Du Patrimoine
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Dibble, H. L., Aldeias, V., Alvarez-Fernandez, E., Blackwell, B., Hallett-Desguez, E., Jacobs, Z., Goldberg, P., Lin, S. C., Morala, A., Meyer, M. C., Olszewski, D., Reed, K., Rezek, Z., Richter, D., Roberts, R., Sandgathe, D., Schurmans, U., Skinner, A., Steele, T. & El-Hajraoui, M. (2012). New excavations at the site of Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco. PaleoAnthropology, 2012 145-201.

New excavations at Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco, began in 2007 and continued through 2010. This site, originally excavated by Roche in the 1950s, contained deposits with Aterian, Iberomaurusian, and Neolithic materials, although the latter were completely removed during Roche's excavations. This report presents an overview of the recent excavations, the stratigraphic sequence of the site, absolute dates based on OSL, TL, and ESR, and detailed data on the lithic (Iberomaurusian, Aterian, and Mousterian) and faunal assemblages, the latter of which includes large mammals, microvertebrates, and marine shells.
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Harold L Dibble, V Aldeias, Esteban Alvarez-Fernandez, Bonnie Blackwell, et al.. "New excavations at the site of Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco" (2012) p. 145 - 201
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