From site to museum: a critical assessment of collection history on the formation and interpretation of the British Early Palaeolithic recordThe British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic record makes an important contribution to understanding the early occupation of northern Europe, in particular, through the detailed, systematic and multidisciplinary excavations of key sites. However, it is the historic collections, amassed by a large number of collectors over a 100-year period from the...
Harris, Claire R.E. ; Ashton, Nick ; Lewis, Simon G.
Journal articleThe period between 600 and 400 ka is a critical phase for human evolution in Europe. The south and northwest saw a dramatic increase in sites, the spread of handaxe technology alongside bone and wooden tool manufacture, efficient hunting techniques, and the use of fire. Lithic assemblages show considerable variation,...
Ashton, Nick ; Davis, Rob