General Information

Name: Vogelherd - layers IV and V

Sediment: Yellow loam with limestone debris.

Cultural Attribution: Upper Palaeolithic: Aurignacian

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Age Determination

Dating Abstract: Late Pleistocene

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Bibliography: Hahn 1977, 1986; Riek 1934

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Aurignacian deposits from archaeological horizons V and IV are particularly noteworthy among the impressive archaeological deposits from the site. These deposits produced some of the richest Aurignacian assemblages in central Europe and included a dozen examples of early figurative art, scores of diverse organic artefacts , and classically Aurignacian lithic artefacts dating to between 30 000 and 36 000 radiocarbon yr BP (Conard, Grootes & Smith 2004: 198-199).