Topic ID #30877 - posted 1/29/2014 2:46 AM

Paleolithic humans from the north of Spain moved to dwellings with better logistics



Jennifer Palmer

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Paleolithic humans from the north of Spain moved to dwellings with better logistics
Date:January 28, 2014
Source:Plataforma SINC

Scientists at the Cantabria International Institute for Prehistoric Research have traced the steps of the human beings that inhabited the region during the Palaeolithic era. Through computer programmes for geographical analysis, it is known that these nomads gradually abandoned high-altitude rocky shelters and caves to live on flatter plains.

To see or to be seen? This is the question that humans inhabiting the Cantabrian coast during the Palaeolithic era had to ask themselves. A study published in the latest edition of the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology analyses the visibility of Palaeolithic sites in the western half of Cantabria and the provinces of Biscay and Guip├║zcoa using computer programmes for geographical analysis.

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