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A Rare Paleolithic Artifact: a “star-shaped” percoir

  This is a “star-shaped” micro percoir, coming from a 19th century  collection from the La Madeleine site in the Vezere Valley. Peyrony described some Badegoulian tools from the basal layers, but the stone tool could also come from later Magdalenian … Continue reading

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Magdalenian Micro-Perçoirs

These are two very fine Micro-Perçoirs (Micro-borers) from the La Madeleine site. Such implements are known in Europe since the Gravettian. Data about the function of these instruments during the Magdalenian are rare and seems to be confined to the material of … Continue reading

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