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Alternative location modeling of a lower/middle Palaeolithic site on deposits mapped as clay-with-flints in southern England

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have facilitated the evolution of spatial analysis techniques. This paper demonstrates the use of alternative location modelling (ALM), a new method we have developed, to investigate the cognitive decision making processes of Lower/Middle Palaeolithic people at Dickett’s Field, Hampshire, UK. The hypothesis addressed is that the site was chosen by Palaeolithic people as a vantage point from which they could observe the movements of animals on the slopes an...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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PADMAC Unit Publisher's website
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PADMAC Working Papers
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2008-04-02
Language:
English
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1251454
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pubs:1251454
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2022-04-22

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