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The Middle European Micoquian of the Franconian Jura

In the Late Jurassic, Southern Germany was part of the north-western Tethyan shelf. In outcrop, the marine epicontinental sediments are forming the Swabian and the Franconian Alb (upland) and their forelands. The Upper Jurassic of Southern Germany is a classical … Continue reading

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Scraper from the Quina Type Site

This is a typical middle sized Scraper from the La Quina type site (9 cm long) made from a thick cortical flake. The presence of cortex directly opposite the cutting edge and / or over wider parts of the surface … Continue reading

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Bifacial Quina Scraper

This is a bifacial Quina scraper from the Les Eyzies vicinity. These artifacts are very similar to MTA-bifaces, however their oval shape and the absence of  two converging edges are very different from cordiform handaxes. Similar scrapers, although rare have … Continue reading

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