Les sépultures du Paléolithique supérieur : la documentation italienne


fr Comptes Rendus Palevol 5 (1-2) - Pages 169-176

Published on 28 February 2006

This article is a part of the thematic issue Climates - Culture - Society in prehistoric times. From the appearance of hominids to the Neolithic.

Italian Upper Palaeolithic burials

Upper Palaeolithic mortuary practices are well documented in Italy, where more than 50 burials were discovered so far, representing the most important European group. The skeletons of at least 60 individuals were discovered in these burials, seven of which were double and one was triple. Some of them are Gravettian, but most can be attributed to Epigravettian.


Upper Palaeolithic, burials, mortuary practices, Italy

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