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Mousterian fires from Grotte XVI (Dordogne, France)

  • Jean-Philippe Rigaud (a1), Jan F. Simek (a2) and Thierry Ge (a3)

A new study from the Dordogne decisively identifies and confirms the use of fires in a Mousterian context; and the thick ashy deposit, identified as the remains of burnt lichen, clarifies the real nature of those distinctive deposits, known from other sites of the era.

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