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Last interglacial peopling of Siberia: the Middle Palaeolithic site Ust'-Izhul', the upper Yenisei area

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dc.title Last interglacial peopling of Siberia: the Middle Palaeolithic site Ust'-Izhul', the upper Yenisei area en
dc.contributor.author Chlachula, Jiří
dc.contributor.author Drozdov, Nikolai
dc.contributor.author Ovodov, Nikolai
dc.relation.ispartof Boreas
dc.identifier.issn 0300-9483 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2003-09
utb.relation.volume 32
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 506
dc.citation.epage 520
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2003.tb01231.x
dc.relation.uri http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1502-3885.2003.tb01231.x/abstract
dc.subject interglacial en
dc.subject paleoenvironment en
dc.subject Paleolithic en
dc.subject Quaternary en
dc.subject settlement history en
dc.subject Russian Federation en
dc.description.abstract Multidisciplinary Quaternary investigations in the Minusinsk Basin in the upper Yenisei River region and other southern Siberian continental depressions have produced evidence of prehistoric peopling pre-dating the last glacial stage (>100 ka BP). Abundant 'pebble tools' and bone artefacts exposed from eroded alluvia of the Yenisei River terraces indicate repeated occupation of this territory since the Middle Pleistocene. A new stage of expansion of the early human occupation habitat occurred around the last interglacial (OIS 5e) by a Middle Palaeolithic (Neanderthaloid?) population characterized by a core and flake stone industry and open-air occupation sites. The key camp/kill-processing site at Ust'-Izhul', dated to c. 125 ka BP and documenting complex behavioural activities, is so far the most complete in situ pre-Late Palaeolithic site found in Siberia. This unique record provides new insights into the timing and the palaeoenvironmental conditions of the Pleistocene colonization of north-central Asia. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1002040
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-0043192306
utb.identifier.wok 000184456100005
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-16T15:06:15Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-16T15:06:15Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Chlachula, Jiří
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