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The Resource The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Volume 2, Ancient flames and controlled use of fire, Nira Alperson-Afil, Naama Goren-Inbar, (electronic resource)

The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Volume 2, Ancient flames and controlled use of fire, Nira Alperson-Afil, Naama Goren-Inbar, (electronic resource)

Label
The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Volume 2, Ancient flames and controlled use of fire
Title
The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov
Title number
Volume 2
Title part
Ancient flames and controlled use of fire
Statement of responsibility
Nira Alperson-Afil, Naama Goren-Inbar
Title variation
Ancient flames and controlled use of fire
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The manipulation of fire by early hominins was a turning point in our evolutionary history. Once 'domesticated', fire provided warmth, light and protection from predators, as well as enabling the exploitation of a new range of foods. This book presents the spatial analyses of burned and unburned flint items which provide evidence for the controlled use of fire at the 790,000-year-old Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov (GBY). Clusters of burned flint, interpreted as the remnants of hearths, occur throughout the entire occupational sequence of the site. The fact that fire is repetitively use
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology series
Label
The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Volume 2, Ancient flames and controlled use of fire, Nira Alperson-Afil, Naama Goren-Inbar, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3765-7
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Alperson-Afil's thesis (Ph. D.)--Hebrew University, 2007
  • "A volume in the Gesher Benot Ya'aqov subseries"--P. [v]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-114) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Acheulian Site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov Volume II; A Volume in the Gesher Benot Ya'aqov Subseries; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Framework of Research; Chapter 3: Results; Chapter 4: Discussion and Conclusions; Appendices
Control code
ocn663096570
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 120 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048137657
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-90-481-3764-0
System control number
(OCoLC)663096570
Label
The Acheulian site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Volume 2, Ancient flames and controlled use of fire, Nira Alperson-Afil, Naama Goren-Inbar, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3765-7
Publication
Note
  • Based on Alperson-Afil's thesis (Ph. D.)--Hebrew University, 2007
  • "A volume in the Gesher Benot Ya'aqov subseries"--P. [v]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-114) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
The Acheulian Site of Gesher Benot Ya'aqov Volume II; A Volume in the Gesher Benot Ya'aqov Subseries; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Framework of Research; Chapter 3: Results; Chapter 4: Discussion and Conclusions; Appendices
Control code
ocn663096570
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 120 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048137657
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-90-481-3764-0
System control number
(OCoLC)663096570

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