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l'Abri Casserole Tools


L'abri Casserole is a little known Gravettian, Solutrean and early Magdalenian shelter near Les Eyzies.



l'abri Casserole tools
L'abri Casserole tools, layer 4, excavations of L. Detrain.

Age: circa 17 000 BP

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals, Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




l'abri Casserole tools
L'abri Casserole tools, layer 4, excavations of L. Detrain.

Age: circa 17 000 BP

■   9: Perçoirs becs, awls
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals, Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




l'abri Casserole tools
L'abri Casserole tools, layer 4, excavations of L. Detrain.

Age: circa 17 000 BP

■   9: Perçoirs becs, awls
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals, Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




abri casserole map


Map showing the location of l'Abri Casserole, close to Les Eyzies.
Photo: Aubry et al. (1995)









References

  1. Aubry T., Detrain L., Kervazo B., 1995 - Les niveaux intermédiaires entre le Gravettien et le Solutréen de l'Abri Casserole (Les Eyzies de Tayac) : Mise en évidence d'un mode de production original de microlithes et implications, Bulletin de la Société préhistorique française, tome 92, n°3, 1995. pp. 296-301; doi : 10.3406/bspf.1995.10030



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