Issue 356 - April 2017

List of Contents

Chris Scarre
Editorial...... 283

Research

Susan Hayes, Rasmi Shoocongdej, Natthamon Pureepatpong, Sanjai Sangvichien & Kanoknart Chintakanon
A Late Pleistocene woman from Tham Lod, Thailand: the influence of today on a face from the past...... 289
Katerina Douka, Nikos Efstratiou, Mette Marie Hald, Peter Steen Henriksen & Alexandra Karetsou
Dating Knossos and the arrival of the earliest Neolithic in the southern Aegean...... 304
Adelphine Bonneau, David Pearce, Peter Mitchell, Richard Staff, Charles Arthur, Lara Mallen, Fiona Brock & Tom Higham
The earliest directly dated rock paintings from southern Africa: new AMS radiocarbon dates...... 322
Kristian Kristiansen, Morten E. Allentoft, Karin M. Frei, Rune Iversen, Niels N. Johannsen, Guus Kroonen, Łukasz Pospieszny, T. Douglas Price, Simon Rasmussen, Karl-Göran Sjögren, Martin Sikora & Eske Willerslev
Re-theorising mobility and the formation of culture and language among the Corded Ware Culture in Europe...... 334
Volker Heyd
Kossinna's smile...... 348
Feng Zhao, Yi Wang, Qun Luo, Bo Long, Baichun Zhang, Yingchong Xia, Tao Xie, Shunqing Wu & Lin Xiao
The earliest evidence of pattern looms: Han Dynasty tomb models from Chengdu, China...... 360
Jessica Rawson
China and the steppe: reception and resistance...... 375
Massimo Vidale & Roberto Micheli
Protohistoric graveyards of the Swat Valley, Pakistan: new light on funerary practices and absolute chronology...... 389
Joshua Pollard
The Uffington White Horse geoglyph as sun-horse...... 406
Mike T. Carson
Cultural spaces inside and outside caves: a study in Guam, western Micronesia...... 421
J.H. Schwartz, F.D. Houghton, L. Bondioli & R. Macchiarelli
Two tales of one city: data, inference and Carthaginian infant sacrifice...... 442
Tatsuya Murakami, Shigeru Kabata, Julieta M. López J. & José Juan Chávez V.
Development of an early city in Central Mexico: the Tlalancaleca Archaeological Project...... 455
Peter R. Coutros
The Malian Lakes Region redefined: archaeological survey of the Gorbi Valley...... 474
Michael P. Smyth, Nicholas P. Dunning, Eric M. Weaver, Philip van Beynen & David Ortegón Zapata
The perfect storm: climate change and ancient Maya response in the Puuc Hills region of Yucatán...... 490

Debate

Thomas P. Leppard & Curtis Runnels
Maritime hominin dispersals in the Pleistocene: advancing the debate...... 510
Michael E. Smith
Social science and archaeological enquiry...... 520

Review articles

Andreas Pülz & Ina Eichner
Byzantine buildings: monumental architecture at Miletus and Resafa...... 529
Scott R. Hutson
History, politics and meaning among the Classic Period Maya of the southern lowlands...... 533

Book reviews

Paul G. Bahn
Courtney Nimura Prehistoric rock art in Scandinavia...... 536
Bisserka Gaydarska
Dan Monah Anthropomorphic representations in the Cucuteni-Tripolye culture...... 537
Timothy Kaiser
Ernestine S. Elster, Eugenia Isetti, John Robb & Antonella Traverso (ed.) The archaeology of Grotta Scaloria: ritual in Neolithic southeast Italy...... 539
Bryan Hanks
David W. Anthony, Dorcas R. Brown, Aleksandr A. Khokhlov, Pavel F. Kuznetsov & Oleg D. Mochalov (ed.) A Bronze Age landscape in the Russian Steppes: the Samara Valley Project...... 540
Nam C. Kim
Alice Yao The ancient highlands of southwest China: from the Bronze Age to the Han Empire...... 542
Vincent Guichard
Colin Haselgrove (ed.) Cartimandua's capital? The late Iron Age royal site at Stanwick, North Yorkshire, fieldwork and analysis 1981–2011...... 544
Penelope Allison
David J. Breeze Bearsden: a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall...... 545
Richard Hodges
Andrea Augenti Archeologia dell'Italia medievale...... 547
David Beresford-Jones
Volker Sossna Climate and settlement in southern Peru: the northern R´ıo Grande de Nasca drainage between 1500 BCE and 1532 CE...... 548
Kevin Lane
Danielle Shawn Kurin The bioarchaeology of societal collapse and regeneration in ancient Peru...... 550
Jeffrey Fleisher
Timothy Insoll Material explorations in African archaeology...... 552

New Book Chronicle

Robert Witcher
New Book Chronicle...... 554
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