ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
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'Bednarik RG, 1999: Pleistocene Seafaring in the Mediterranean. Anthropologie (Brno) 37, 3: 275-282'.
 
Abstract
Archaeological evidence from many islands in the world indicates clearly that seafaring was widely practised in the Pleistocene, and may have commenced about one million years ago. The massive hiatus in the Pleistocene record that is attributable to eustatic sea level changes is briefly examined, followed by the evidence of human colonisation of various Mediterranean islands. Archaeological evidence also suggests that Acheulian hominids may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar. A current project of replicating Pleistocene sea crossings is introduced and discussed.
 
Keywords
Navigation - Hominids - Mediterranean - Replication
 
 
 
 

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