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Magdalenian

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

Of, relating to, or denoting the final Palaeolithic culture in Europe, following the Solutrean and dated to about 17,000–11,500 years ago. It is characterized by a range of bone and horn...

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Magdalenian

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

Of, relating to, or denoting the final Palaeolithic culture in Europe, following the Solutrean and dated to about 17,000–11,500 years ago. It is characterized by a range of bone and horn...

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Magdalenian

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 3 words.

Magdalenian

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 3 words.

Magdalenian

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 707 words.

antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian, Zambian • lesbian • Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion,

Magdalenian

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 705 words.

antipodean, Crimean, Judaean, Korean • Albion • Gambian, Zambian • lesbian • Arabian, Bessarabian, Fabian, gabion,

Magdalenian

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 223 words.

[CP]

Late Upper Palaeolithic hunter‐gatherer communities occupying much of northern and western Europe during the period 16 000–10 000 bc. The

Magdalenian

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 61 words.

of, relating to, or denoting the final Palaeolithic culture in Europe, following the Solutrean and dated to about 17,000–11,500 years ago. It is characterized by a range of bone and horn...

Lascaux

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

the site of a cave in the Dordogne, France, which is richly decorated with Palaeolithic wall paintings of animals dated to the Magdalenian period. Discovered in ...

Altamira

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

The site of a cave with Palaeolithic rock paintings, south of Santander in northern Spain, discovered in 1879. The paintings are realistic depictions of deer, wild boar, and especially...

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Pekárna

Joachim Hahn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Prehistoric Art. 489 words.

Cave site in Moravia, Czech Republic. It is important for its remains dating from the Upper Palaeolithic period (c. 40,000–c. 10,000 bp): it is the only major site of the Magdalenian...

Altamira

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 39 words.

the site of a cave with Palaeolithic rock paintings, south of Santander in northern Spain, discovered in 1879. The paintings are realistic depictions of deer, wild boar, and especially...

bâton de commandement

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Ar]

An implement made from antler with a cylindrical hole at one end. Often decorated, and dating from the Aurignacian through to the upper Magdalenian. Interpretations vary from...

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Lascaux

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

The site of a cave in the Dordogne, France, which is richly decorated with Palaeolithic wall paintings of animals dated to the Magdalenian period. Discovered in 1940, the cave was closed in...

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Precision and Controversy

Andrew J. Lawson.

in Painted Caves

May 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 16465 words.

This chapter first discusses the development of the radiocarbon dating technique and the application of radiocarbon dating, or more precisely Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) dating to...

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Mas d’Azil

Joachim Hahn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art. 517 words.

Cave site in France, near Ariège. It has yielded important remains dating from the Late Upper Palaeolithic period (c. 20,000–c. 10,000 bp) and later, and it is the type site for the...

Aurignacian

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[CP]

Refers to an Upper Palaeolithic toolmaking industry named after the Aurignac rock‐shelter in the French Pyrenees. The tradition appears to have begun in the Near East around...

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Rouffignac, France

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Si]

A large cave system in the Dordogne of southern France with occupation deposits in the entrance area dating to the period between 9000 and 8000 bc, the Sauveterrian. In 1947...

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Isturitz

Joachim Hahn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Archaeology; Prehistoric Art. 621 words.

Cave site in south-west France in the Pyrenees. It is one of the outstanding European sites of the Upper Palaeolithic period (c. 40,000–c. 10,000 bp; see also Prehistoric Europe, §II):...

Niaux Cave, Ariège, France

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Si]

Extensive cave system in the valley of the Ariège on the edge of the French Pyrenees, where Palaeolithic paintings were discovered in 1906. Researches over the succeeding...

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The Discovery of Sex

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz.

in Flora Unveiled

February 2017; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7373 words.

“The Discovery of Sex,” discusses the discovery of the role of the male in reproduction and the association of women with plants in the Ice Age. In the Upper Paleolithic many barriers could...

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