Scientific publications

The Role of Landscape Knowledge Networks in the Early Pleistocene Technological Variability of East Africa” by James Clark (University of Cambridge) and Gonzalo Linares-Matás (Oxford University).

Edgard Camaros’ new analysis of potential cut-marks on the Gravettian child from El Castillo

tracking the history of the Milky Way – Rob Foley and colleagues bring evolutionary biology to the study of stars

new insights into the complexity of fisher-forager societies of the African Humid Period by Joe Jeffery and Marta Mirazon Lahr

browse our publications of the last two years


Albero Santacreu D, Camarós E, Cueto M, Teira L & Sureda P (2021) United we stand: handmade pottery production at Cap de Barbaria II (Formentera, Spain) during the Bronze Age. Periodico di Mineralogia 90: 1-27.

Camarós E (2021) Remarks on the cut-marks: The Gravettian child from El Castillo (Cantabrian Spain) and the absence of anthropic modifications inferred through taphonomic analysis. American Journal of Phisical Anthropology.

Correia MA, Foley RA & Mirazón Lahr M (2021) Applying dental microwear texture analysis to the living: challenges and prospects. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 174: 542-554.

Heydary-Guran S, Benazzi S, Talamo S, Ghasidian E, Hariri N, Oxilia G, Asiabani S, Azizi F, Naderi R, Safakeradm R, Hublin JJ, Foley RA & Mirazon Lahr M (2021) The discovery of an in situ Neanderthal remain in the Bawa Yawan Rockshelter, West-Central Zagros Mountains, Kermanshah. PLoS ONE 16(8): .

Jackson H, Jofre P, Yaxley K, Das P, de Brito Silva D & Foley RA (2021) Using heritability of stellar chemistry to reveal the history of the Milky Way. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 502(1): 32-47.

Jeffery J & Mirazon Lahr M (2021) Exploring fisher-forager complexity in an African context. In: L Moreau (Ed) Social Inequality before Farming? Multidisciplinary approaches to the investigation of egalitarian and non-egalitarian social relationships in prehistoric and extant hunter-gatherer societies, pp. 267-290. Cambridge: MacDonald Institute Monographs. 

Linares-Matas GJ & Clark J (2021) Seasonality and Oldowan behavioral variability in East Africa. Journal of Human Evolution 103070.

Mirazon Lahr M (2021) The complex landscape of recent human evolution. Science 372: 1395-1396. doi: 10.1126/science.abj3077.


Camarós E (2020) Remarks on the cut marks: the Gravettian child from El Castillo (Cantabrian Spain) and the absence of anthropic modifications inferred through taphonomic analysis. American Journal of Physical Anthropologydoi: 10.1002/ajpa.24182

Clark J & Linares-Matas G (2020) The role of landscape knowledge networks in the Early Pleistocene technological variability of East Africa. Archaeological Review from Cambridge 35(2): 25-44.

Cueto M, Camarós E, Cataños PM, Ontañon R & Arias P (2020) Highlighting the role of carnivores as a multifunctional resource among the Middle Magdalenian: The case of the Lower Galley of La Garma (Cantabria, Spain). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 30: 102221. Doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102221.

Fernandes DM, Mittnik A, Olalde I, Lazaridis I, Cheronet O, Rohland N, Mallick S, Bernardos R, Broomandkhoshbacht N, Carlsson J, Culleton BJ, Ferry M, Gamarra B, Lari M, Mah M, Michel M, Modi A, Novak M, Oppenheimer J, Sirak KA, Stewardson K, Mandl K, Schattke C, Özdogan KT, Lucci M, Gasperetti G, Candilio F, Salis G, Vai S, Camarós E, Calò C, Catalano G, Cueto M, Forgia V, Lozano M, Marini E, Micheletti M, Miccichè RM, Palombo MR, Ramis D, Schimmenti V, Sureda P, Teira L, Teschler-Nicola M, Kennett DJ, Lalueza-Fox C, Patterson N, Sineo L, Coppa A, Caramelli D, Pinhasi R & Reich D (2020) The spread of steppe and Iranian-related ancestry in the islands of the western Mediterranean. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 334-345.

Foley RA & Mirazón Lahr M (2020) Variable cognition in the evolution of Homo: biology and behaviour in the African Middle Stone Age. In J Cole, J McNabb & M Grove (Eds) Landscapes of Human Evolution. Contributions in honour of John Gowlett, pp. 124-140. Archaeopress. ISBN 978-1-78969-380-5.

Lim J, Clark J & Linares-Matas G (2020) Subsurface delineation of doline features associated with Pleistocene clay-with flints deposits in the Chilterns: Implications for British Palaeolithic archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 34B: 102665.

Mukhongo DM & Mirazón Lahr M (2020) Phenotypic correlates of fitness among the Turkana in North-Western Kenya. The Int Journal of Humanities & Social Studies 8(1): 68-75. doi: 10.24940/theijhss/2020/v8/i1/HS2001-044.

Padilla-Iglesias C, Foley RA & Shneidman LA (2020) Language as a marker of ethnic identity among the Yucatec Maya. Evolutionary Human Sciences 2.e38: 1-14. DOI:10.1017/ehs.2020.39

Pomeroy E, Hunt CO, Reynolds T, Abdulmutalb D, Asouti E, Bennett P, Bosch M, Burke A, Farr L, Foley RA, French C, Frumkin A, Goldberg P, Hill E, Kabukcu C, Mirazón Lahr M, Lane R, Marean C, Maureille B, Mutri G, Miller CE, Kaify AM, Nymark A, Pettitt P, Sala N, Sandgathe D, Stringer CB, Tilby E & Barker G (2020) Issues of theory and method in the analysis of Paleolithic mortuary behavior: a view from Shanidar Cave. Evolutionary

Rufa A, Goizane Alonso RB, Blasco MC & Camarós E (2020) Testing the damage caused by a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) on a primate skull: A taphonomic case study of the bone damage observed after a simulated predatory attack. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 30: 789-797. Doi: 10.1002/oa.2909.

Van Holstein L & Foley RA (2020) Terrestrial habitats decouple the relationship between species and subspecies diversification in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287(1923): 20192702.