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Title El Mirón Cave, Cantabrian Spain : the site and its Holocene archaeological record / edited by Lawrence Guy Straus and Manuel R. González Morales
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2012]
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Contents Holocene wood charcoal from El Mirón Cave : vegetation and wood use / Lydia Zapata -- Holocene biostratigraphy and climatic change in Cantabria : the micromammalian faunas of El Mirón Cave / Gloria Cuenca Bescós and Juan Carlos García Pimienta -- Bird remains from the post-Azilian levels of El Mirón Cave / Mikelo Elorza -- The Holocene herpetofauna of El Mirón Cave / Borja Sanchiz, Jorge M. Lobo, and Salvador Bailon -- Taphonomic study of the large and medium mammals from the post-Paleolithic occupations in El Mirón Cave / Manuel Pérez Ripoll and María Dolores López Gila -- Macromammalian remains from the Holocene levels of El Mirón cave / Jesús Altuna and Koro Mariezkurrena -- Descriptions of the post-paleolithic pit and hearth features of El Mirón Cave / Lawrence Guy Straus and Manuel R. González Morales -- The post-Paleolithic stone industries of El Mirón Cave / Lawrence Guy Straus, Manuel R. González Morales, and John D. Rissetto -- The ceramics of El Mirón Cave : production, morphology, and discard / Cristina Vega Maeso -- Conclusions : preliminary overview and focus on the post-Paleolithic occupations of El Mirón Cave / Lawrence Guy Straus and Manuel R. González Morales
Preamble : la Cueva del Mirón : a grand cave site in the Cantabrian cordillera of northern Spain / Lawrence Guy Straus -- The excavation of El Mirón Cave / Lawrence Guy Straus -- The Río Asón drainage in eastern Cantabria / Lawrence Guy Straus -- El Mirón Cave / Lawrence Guy Straus -- Stratigraphy of El Mirón Cave (1996-2007) / Lawrence Guy Straus and Manuel R. González Morales -- Sedimentology of El Mirón Cave / William R. Farrand -- El Mirón Cave radiocarbon dates / Lawrence Guy Straus and Manuel R. González Morales -- Preliminary archaeomagnetic and rock-magnetic results from the Holocene fire lenses in El Mirón Cave / Ángel Carrancho and Juan José Villalaín -- The vegetational contexts of El Mirón Cave throughout the early to middle Holocene : contributions from the palynological study / María José Iriarte Chiapusso -- Analysis of phytoliths from Holocene levels of El Mirón Cave / Débora Zurro -- Neolithic, chalcolithic, and Bronze Age plant remains from El Mirón Cave : evidence on the first farming communities in the Cantabrian region / Leonor Peña-Chocarro
Summary Archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians will be drawn to this study of El Mirón Cave and its extensive findings, dated by some seventy-five radiocarbon assays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Spain -- Cantabria.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Holocene.
Mesolithic period -- Spain -- Cantabria.
Neolithic period -- Spain -- Cantabria.
Paleobotany -- Holocene.
Cantabria (Spain) -- Antiquities.
Mirón Cave (Spain)
Form Electronic book
Author González Morales, Manuel R.
Straus, Lawrence Guy.
LC no. 2011043902
ISBN 0826351506 (electronic bk.)
9780826351500 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Mirón Cave, Cantabrian Spain