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Eyed Bone Needle from the Rochereil cave,

Bone needles represent an important Paleolithic innovation that made a sewing technology and tailor-made hide and leather clothing possible,  designed to cope with harsh environments. It is not by chance that many of these needles date to the LGM The … Continue reading

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Eyed Bone Needle

An eyed bone needle from an old collection of “palafit” artifacts found at the Lake Costance (Neolithic or Bronze Age*). Genetic data suggest that body hair of hominines was lost c 1.2-3 Ma. Out of Africa, Early Homo sp. occupied parts … Continue reading

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Bone Implements from Roc de Sers

The site of Roc de Sers is a collapsed rock shelter located about 20 km south-east of Angouleme. Research was conducted by L. Henri-Martin from 1909 to 1929 and completed in 1951 by G. Henri-Martin and R. Lantier. The site … Continue reading

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