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- Ebert, Yael, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of archaeological science 2019 v.107 pp. 71-86
- Pleistocene epoch; archaeology; burning; geophysics; magnetic fields; occupations; Israel
- ... Apart from magnetostratigraphy, archaeomagnetism is rarely used in Middle and Late Pleistocene sites. Here we present detailed palaeomagnetic analyses of cemented hearths and burnt chert items from Amud Cave, Israel (68–55 ka) - two types of materials common in Levantine Middle Palaeolithic cave sites. Both materials are shown to be recorders of the geomagnetic field and were used to reconstruct e ...