Seasonal activities of human and non-human inhabitants of the Geiβenklösterle-cave, near Blauberen, Alb-Danube District

Suzanne C. MÜNZEL

en Anthropozoologica 25-26 - Pages 355-361

Published on 01 June 1998

This article is a part of the thematic issue Proceedings of the 7th ICAZ International Meeting, Constance, September 1994

The Geiβenklösterle-cave in the Achtal-valley near Blaubeuren on the Swabian Alb delivered a stratigraphical sequence between 50, 000 and 10, 000 bp. This paper concentrates on the faunal remains of the Gravettian horizons. The seasonality of cave bear and human hunting activities was investigated. Bath species used the cave site probably during winter and spring, the summer season could be excluded.


South-West Germany, Gravettian, cave site, season, cave bear, prey animals.

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