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Late Glacial and Holocene sequences in rockshelters and adjacent wetlands of Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic: Correlation of environmental and archaeological records

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SVOBODA Jiří POKORNÝ Petr HORÁČEK Ivan SÁZELOVÁ Sandra ABRAHAM Vojtěch DIVIŠOVÁ Michaela IVANOV Martin KOZÁKOVÁ Radka NOVÁK Jan NOVÁK Martin ŠÍDA Petr PERRI Angela Ray

Druh Článek v odborném periodiku
Časopis / Zdroj Quaternary International
Fakulta / Pracoviště MU

Přírodovědecká fakulta

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Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.05.009
Klíčová slova Czech Republic; sandstone rockshelters; wetlands; Late Glacial; Holocene; Late Paleolithic; Mesolithic; paleoecology; lithic industries
Popis This paper combines complex archaeological records from excavations of sandstone rockshelters with paleobotanical investigations in the adjacent wetlands of Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic. Several pollen diagramms from nearby peatbogs are used to document the paleoenvironmental development from the Late Glacial to the Middle Holocene. In addition, two recently excavated key archaeological sections were selected to document human behavioral responses to the climatic development: Kostelní rokle, and Smolný kámen. This region remained mostly unsettled during the Upper Paleolithic (Magdalenian or Epigravettian) so that the Late Paleolithic colonization after the LGM appears to be a major behavioral adaptation. The Early and Middle Mesolithic foragers developed this pattern to be optimally adapted to the versatile landscape of sandstone plateaus and canyons during the Holocene. The aim was to exploit its changing vegetational, aquatic and terrestric faunal resources, until the Late Mesolithic.