Archaeological Reports

Key archaeological evidence for the evolution of human cognition.

Balter, M. (2014). The killing ground: Clues from a German coal mine show how early hunters lived, 300,000 years ago, and how their prey diedScience, 344, 1080-1083.

Carbonell, E., & Mosquera, M. (2006). The emergence of a symbolic behaviour: the sepulchral pit of Sima de los Huesos, Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos, Spain.Comptes rendus palévol, 5, 155-160.

Combier, J., & Jouve, G. (2014). New investigations into the cultural and stylistic identity of the Chauvet cave and its radiocarbon dating. Anthropologie, 118, 115-151.

Goren-Inbar, N. (2011). Culture and cognition in the Acheulian industry: a case study from Gesher Benot Yaʿaqov. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366, 1038-1049.

Henshilwood, C. S., d’Errico, F., Van Niekerk, K. L., Coquinot, Y., Jacobs, Z., Lauritzen, S. E., … & García-Moreno, R. (2011). A 100,000-year-old ochre-processing workshop at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Science, 334, 219-222.

Jacobs, Z., Hayes, E. H., Roberts, R. G., Galbraith, R. F., & Henshilwood, C. S. (2013). An improved OSL chronology for the Still Bay layers at Blombos Cave, South Africa: Further tests of single-grain dating procedures and a re-evaluation of the timing of the Still Bay industry across southern Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40, 579-594.

Smith, G. M. (2013). Taphonomic resolution and hominin subsistence behaviour in the Lower Palaeolithic: differing data scales and interpretive frameworks at Boxgrove and Swanscombe (UK). Journal of Archaeological Science, 40, 3754-3767.

Stahlschmidt, M. C., Miller, C. E., Ligouis, B., Hambach, U., Goldberg, P., Berna, F., … & Conard, N. J. (2015). On the evidence for human use and control of fire at Schöningen. Journal of human evolution.

Thieme, H. (1997). Lower Palaeolithic hunting spears from Germany. Nature, 85, 807-810.

Wilkins, J., Schoville, B. J., Brown, K. S., & Chazan, M. (2012). Evidence for early hafted hunting technology. Science, 338, 942-946.

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