The Early and Middle Pleistocene Archaeological Record of Greece

The Early and Middle Pleistocene Archaeological Record of Greece

Current Status and Future Prospects

eBook - 2010
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"By applying a fieldwork-based, geoarchaeological approach, Tourloukis examines in this study the evidence from Greece within the framework of the earliest occupation of Europe. Choosing the scanty Greek record as a case-study, Tourloukis elaborates on a hitherto largely overlooked subject in the Eurasian Early-Middle Pleistocene archaeology: the role of geomorphic processes in biasing archaeological distribution patterns of early human presence. This study identifies the current status of the record, explains this status from a geoarchaeological and geomorphological perspective, and prospects its future enrichment. Finally a conceptual model emerges that can assist in interpreting and/or predicting early Palaeolithic site locations in tectonically active settings, such as those of the Mediterranean Basin"--Publisher's site.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Leiden University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9789400600263
9400600267
9789087281069
9087281064
Characteristics: 1 online resource (261 pages) : illustrations

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