The Mousterian site of Roca dels Bous (Lleida, Pre-pyrenees)

Rafael Mora, Jorge Martinez-Moreno, Xavier Roda Gilabert, Ignacio de la Torre, Alfonso Benito-Calvo, Miquel Roy, Sofia Samper Carro, Susan Vega, Jezabel Pizarro, Javier Plasencia

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    Abstract

    In a 1973 review, Emili Sunyer mentions an important Mousterian sequence in the first slopes of Pyrenees of Lleida. This short letter which brought us to Roca dels Bous (Mora, 1988), constituted the origin of our investigation of the human settlement located in the Eastern Prepyrennes (Fig. 1A). During these years, the field work carried out at Roca dels Bous, Tragó, Cova Gran de Santa Linya, and recently at Abric Pizarro, show this area to be key to analyse the human presence in the Upper Pleistocene and the Holocene in the Iberian Northeast.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPleistocene and Holocene Hunter-Gatherers in Iberia and the Gibraltar Strait: The Current Archaeological Record
    Editors Robert Sala Ramos
    Place of PublicationSpain
    PublisherBurgos Universidad de Burgos Fundacioon Atapuerca
    Pages159-162
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9788492681877
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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