Earliest Italy: An Overview of the Italian Paleolithic and by Margherita Mussi

By Margherita Mussi

This booklet goals to synthesize greater than 600,000 years of Italian prehistory, starting with the reduce Paleolithic and finishing with the final hunter-gatherers of the early Holocene. the writer treats such matters because the improvement of social constitution, the increase and fall of particular cultural traditions, climatic switch, adjustments of the panorama, fauna and vegetation, and environmental model and exploitation and comprises specific descriptions of an important sites.

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1984); and the sites of the basin of Atella, close to the basin of Venosa, where many handaxes were produced, supposedly before the Vulture volcano started its activity some 520 ka ago (Borzatti von Lowenstern and Vianello 1993; Borzatti von Lowenstern et al. 1990). As would be expected, sites are also located along former coastlines, inside deltaic deposits, as at Monte Poggiolo and Casella di Maida, or even Foce del Torrente Romandato. A different coastal geomorphological setting is found at Bibbona and Collinaia in Tuscany, which are on marine terraces, that is, on raised deposits left by a marine transgression preceding human settlement (Galiberti 1982; Galiberti et al.

About two-thirds of the flakes are totally or partially cortical, with plain or cortical butts, and the cores usually have just one striking platform. The numerous refittings indicated that most of the activities on this peculiar spot were related to expedient knapping of the locally available pebbles (Fig. 6). Other sites with a similar industry, and in the same general setting, have been located in the area but not investigated. 7. Isernia La Pineta. The accumulation of bones and lithic tools that makes up the paleosurface of Sett.

Falconeri derived is consequently unknown, and it cannot be ruled out that a reconsideration of the problem, as well as the study of new and unpublished faunas, could lead to a new interest for African connections (T. Kotsakis personal communication 1994). 1 for further discus- 36 CHAPTER 2 sion). Other animal migrations happened at the boundary between lower and upper Middle Pleistocene, and during upper Middle Pleistocene. We expect that human groups would have been able to negotiate natural obstacles that did not stop other large mammals.

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