The Early and Middle Pleistocene Archaeological Record of Greece

Current Status and Future Prospects

Vangelis Tourloukis

The Early and Middle Pleistocene Archaeological Record of Greece
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Vangelis Tourloukis

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262 pages | 8 1/4 x 10 1/2
Paper $71.50 ISBN: 9789087281069 Published August 2011 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

Using the archaeological record of the Greek Lower Palaeolithic period as a case study, Vangelis Tourloukis elaborates on a hitherto overlooked subject in Eurasian Early-Middle Pleistocene archaeology: the role of geomorphic processes in biasing archaeological distribution patterns of early human presence. This study identifies the current status of the Greek record, explains this status from a geoarchaeological and geomorphological perspective, and offers suggestions for further investigations in the field. The book also presents a conceptual model that can assist in interpreting and predicting early Palaeolithic site locations in tectonically active settings, such as those of the Mediterranean Basin.

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