AHOB Publications and Resources

Summary Time Chart

Quaternary chronology with key British sites, archaeological industries, palaeogeography, and major warm periods and ice advances for the past 700,000 years.

Workshop Proceedings

Project participants periodically gather to present their research and to discuss progress at a workshop symposium. Proceedings of those workshops are available here.

Homo britannicus

Homo britannicus

Read about the AHOB project in Chris Stringer's Homo Britannicus, published by Penguin Books in 2006.

Supplementary Data

From: Preece, R.C & Parfitt, S.A. 2007. "The Cromer Forest-bed Formation: some recent developments relating to early human occupation and lowland glaciation."

* Database of Early and early Middle Pleistocene Water Voles (Rodentia: Mimomys savini and Arvicola) [Download file as PDF]

* Map of sites in the database [Download file as PDF]

Talks at the AHOB workshop held July, 2003 in London. From left to right: Chris Stringer, Russell Coope, Simon Lewis, and Richard Preece.

AHOB Publications

Hundreds of scientific papers have been published as part of the AHOB project. Here are three random selections:

1. Britton, K., Gaudzinski-Windheuser, S., Roebroeks, W., Kindler, L., Richards, M.P. 2012. Stable isotope analysis of well-preserved 120,000-year-old herbivore bone collagen from the Middle Palaeolithic site of Neumark-Nord 2, Germany reveals niche separation between bovids and equids. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 333-334, 168-177.

2. Brown, E.J., Rose, J., Coope R.G., Lowe, J.J. 2007 An MIS 3 age organic deposit from Balglass Burn, central Scotland: significance for the palaeoenvironment of Scotland, and for the timing of the onset of the LGM in Britain and the adjacent seas. Journal of Quaternary Science, 22, 295-308.

3. Roebroeks, W. and A. Verpoorte, A. 2009. A “Language-free” Explanation for Differences between the European Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Record, In: R. Botha and C. Knight (eds), The Cradle of Language. Studies in the evolution of language, 150-166. Oxford: Oxford University Press

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Microfossils and AHOB
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