Acheulian in the Charente and adjacent regions
(image)This is an Acheulian handaxe from the Charente (10 cm long).
During the last 40 years, research on deposits of the early Middle Pleistocene has increased in Western Europe. This is, among others, the case in England with Boxgrove and Happisburgh, in Northern France with Cagny, and Soucy, in Central France with the Noira, Italy with Notarchirico and in Spain with Atapuerca and Aridos.
In the Poitou-Charentes, numerous Acheulean sites have been discovered since the beginning of Prehistoric research in the nineteenth century. In the Charentes, the gravels of Saint- Amand-de-Graves, Saint-Même-les-Carrières,………. Read More
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