Middle Paleolithic

Quina Retouch Does Not Maintain Edge Angle Over Reduction

In this study we aimed to evaluate the impact of Quina Retouch on the maintenance of the edge angle on the Middle Paleolithic scrapers. By addressing this question we also discussed past human technological strategies and techniques to improve stone tool function and durability over time.

Late Pleistocene Landscape and Settlement Dynamics of Portuguese Estremadura

Here we report the results of an integrated geoarchaeological survey to study Palaeolithic human settlement dynamics in the coastal region of Portuguese Estremadura. The region has been an important focus of human occupation across multiple …