Ein mittelpaläolithischer Fundplatz in den Basiskiesen der Emscher-Niederterrasse bei Bottrop/ Westfalen

Ralf-W. Schmitz
During the course of the Rhine-Herne Canal reconstruction project carried out between 1956 and 1975, a dredge unearthed a Pleistocene settlement situated in the base gravel "Knochenkiese" of the Emscher Lower Terrace near Bottrop. The objects found at the site have been culturally classified as Late Acheulian, a form group characterized by hand-axes and leaf-shaped scrapers. In the Western part of Central Europe, the age assignment of this form group (second or early last glacial...