Photo 1: Cave bear hyoid
Photo 2: First or second upper incisor of a young cave bear
Last Friday 15th May, the University of Cantabria-IIIPC held the I STAR conference “Scientific Techniques in Archaeological Research” in collaboration with the Cantabria Campus International. Several researchers from national and international research institutions presented their results about the application of the most update archaeological methodologies.
Next Friday 15th May, the University of Cantabria-IIIPC will held the STAR conference “Scientific Techniques in Archaeological Research” in collaboration with the Cantabria Campus International. More info on: http://www.iiipc.unican.es/?p=3825
Place: Tres Torres – Torre A. Sala de Conferencias
Time: 09:30 to 19:00h
Jeanne Marie Geiling presented an oral communication in the 57th Annual Hugo Obermaier Society Meeting held in Heidenheim (Alemania) between 7-11 April. The communication was titled “Distinguising drop zones: fauna and lithic perspective on Lower Magdalenian activity areas in el Miron Cave, Cantabria, Spain” and also co-authored by L. Fontes, A.B. Marín-Arroyo, M. Glez-Morales and L. Straus.
The first isotopic results from the northern Iberian sites dated during the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition have been presented in the UK Archaeological Sciences Conference 2015 held in Durham, Uk last week. The communication titled “Using δ13C and δ15N analysis to explore the palaeoenvironmental conditions leading to the extinction of the Neanderthals in the Cantabrian Region, northern Spain” was presented by Jennifer Jones and co-authored also by Ana B. Marín-Arroyo, Michael Richards and Hazel Reade.