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The origin and development of the Pleistocene LSA in Northwest Africa: A case study from Grotte des Pigeons (Taforalt), Morocco

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This thesis examines variation within the microlith industries of the Later Stone Age (LSA) of Northwest Africa, around the time of the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) until the onset of the Holocene, between ∼25 - 11.5 ka. The traditionally held view is that whilst there is variation amongst the lithic assemblages, this can all be accommodated by a single definable industry, known as the Iberomaurusian. This thesis indicates an alternative scenario.

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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School of Archaeology
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Hogue, J
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-01-08

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