English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/84194
Share/Impact:
Statistics
logo share SHARE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL
Exportar a otros formatos:

Title

Evidence of early cannibalism

AuthorsFernández-Jalvo, Yolanda ; Díez, Juan Carlos; Bermúdez de Castro, José María; Carbonell, E.; Arsuaga, Juan Luis
Issue Date1996
PublisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
CitationScience, New Series, 271(5247): 277-278
AbstractThe oldest human remains and tools that have been discovered in southern Europe (from 780,000 years ago) were described in two recent reports: "Lower Pleistocene hominids and artifacts from Atapuerca TD6 (Spain)," by E. Carbonell et al. and "Paleomagnetica ge for hominid fossils at Atapuerca archaeological site, Spain,"b y J. M. Paresa nd A. Perez-Gonzale(z1 1 Aug., pp. 826 and 830, respectively). Additional studies of the lower Pleistocene human fossils, recently found in level 6 (TD6) of the Gran Dolina cave site at Sierra de Atapuerca provide evidence of anthropophagy. Striations on the small temporal bone fragment ATD6-16 (4 by 3.5 by 4.5 centimeters) were noticed during excavation, and subsequenta nalysesa fterc arefulc leaning have revealed similar marks on two podial phalanges. Scanning electron microscope analysis of replicas obtained from these human bones show clear features characteristico f cut-marks( Fig. 1). Comparison with marks on faunal remains indicate similarf eaturesp, robablyc reatedb y an identical type of stone tool raw material
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/84194
Identifiersissn: 0036-8075
Appears in Collections:(MNCN) Artículos
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
accesoRestringido.pdf15,38 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
Show full item record
Review this work
 


WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.