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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


Description 1 online resource
Contents 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
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
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
Notes Print version record
Subject Neolithic period -- Spain -- Cantabria
Mesolithic period -- Spain -- Cantabria
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Spain -- Cantabria
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Holocene.
Paleobotany -- Holocene.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Geology, Stratigraphic.
Holocene Geologic Period.
Mesolithic period.
Neolithic period.
Mirón Cave (Spain)
Cantabria (Spain) -- Antiquities
Spain -- Cantabria.
Spain -- Mirón Cave.
Form Electronic book
Author Straus, Lawrence Guy
González Morales, Manuel R
ISBN 9780826351500
Other Titles Mirón Cave, Cantabrian Spain