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Allonne revisited

Allonne is situated in the Oise, Picardy region , in the north of France at 3 km from Beauvais, the department capital. Allonne is 64 km North from Paris. The brickyards of Allonne once played an important role in the … Continue reading

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Kervouster: a large Mousterian Site in the Bretagne

  These are three typical bifaces from the Mousterian site at Kervouster (maximal length: 4,5 cm). There are two main stations in Brittany, assigned to an “MTA” made of fine grained Quartzite.  Since their discovery during the 19th century they … Continue reading

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Reworked MTA “Biface-Support”

This is a relatively large (15cm) MTA-biface from Corbiac near Bergerac in the Dordogne. The point is broken and one side was reworked from a bifacial trimmed edge to a side-scraper with semi-abrupt retouches. There is also a small cortical … Continue reading

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