Early Modern Human Evolution in Central Europe: The People of Dolni Vestonice and Pavlov

By Trinkaus, Erik and Svoboda, Jiri (editors)

SKU# 18263

$ 175.00

Pp. ix, 489; ~400+ text-figures (black-and-white photos, graphs, charts, line-drawings).  Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, 4to.  Dolni Vestonice is an Upper Paleolithic archaeological site near the village of Dolní Věstonice, Moravia in the Czech Republic, on the base of Děvín Mountain, dating to approximately 26,000 years before present by radiocarbon dating.  The site is unique in that it has been a particularly abundant source of prehistoric artifacts (especially art) dating from the Gravettian period, which spanned roughly 27,000 to 20,000 B.C.  In addition to the abundance of art, this site also includes carved representations of men, women, and animals, along with personal ornaments, human burials and enigmatic engravings (modified after Wiki).  A burial at Dolni Vestonice produced three skeletons of Homo sapiens.  This monograph describes and compares these three skeletons with other early modern Homo sapiens.  This is Dolni Vestonice Studies, volume 12.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Oxford University Press
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 2005
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy.
ISBN 0-19-516699-X
Limited Edition