Issue 352 - August 2016

List of Contents

Chris Scarre
Editorial...... 849

Research

Rachel Bynoe, Justin K. Dix & Fraser Sturt
Of mammoths and other monsters: historic approaches to the submerged Palaeolithic...... 857
Shuisheng Du, Xuan Li, Li Zhou, Haijiao Pang, Ofer Bar-Yosef & Xiaohong Wu
Longquan Cave: an early Upper Palaeolithic site in Henan Province, China...... 876
Piotr Osypiński, Mike W. Morley, Marta Osypińska & Anna M. Kotarba-Morley
Affad 23: settlement structures and palaeoenvironments in the Terminal Pleistocene of the Middle Nile Valley, Sudan...... 894
Darío Bernal-Casasola, Armelle Gardeisen, Peggy Morgenstern, Liora Kolska Horwitz, Gäel Piqués, Tatiana Theodoropoulou & Barbara Wilkens
Ancient whale exploitation in the Mediterranean: the archaeological record...... 914
Ana S.L. Rodrigues, Liora Kolska Horwitz, Sophie Monsarrat & Anne Charpentier
Ancient whale exploitation in the Mediterranean: species matters...... 928
Gary O. Rollefson, Constantin D. Athanassas, Yorke M. Rowan & Alexander M.R. Wasse
First chronometric results for 'works of the old men': late prehistoric 'wheels' near Wisad Pools, Black Desert, Jordan...... 939
Modwene Poulmarc'h, Rozalia Christidou, Adrian Bălășescu, Hala Alarashi, Françoise Le Mort, Boris Gasparyan & Christine Chataigner
Dogmolars as personal ornaments in a Kura-Araxes child burial (Kalavan-1, Armenia)...... 953
Dafna Langgut, Naama Yahalom-Mack, Simcha Lev-Yadun, Eitan Kremer, Micka Ullman & Uri Davidovich
The earliest Near Eastern wooden spinning implements...... 973
Michael J. Allen, Ben Chan, Ros Cleal, Charles French, Peter Marshall, Joshua Pollard, Rebecca Pullen, Colin Richards, Clive Ruggles, David Robinson, Jim Rylatt, Julian Thomas, Kate Welham & Mike Parker Pearson
Stonehenge's Avenue and 'Bluestonehenge'...... 991
Silvia Ferrara & Carol Bell
Tracing copper in the Cypro-Minoan script...... 1009
T. Douglas Price, Jüri Peets, Raili Allmäe, Liina Maldre & Ester Oras
Isotopic provenancing of the Salme ship burials in Pre-Viking Age Estonia...... 1022
Geoffrey Clark, Christian Reepmeyer & Nivaleti Melekiola
The rapid emergence of the archaic Tongan state: the royal tomb of Paepaeotelea...... 1038
Jago Cooper, Alice V.M. Samson, Miguel A. Nieves, Michael J. Lace, Josué Caama˜no-Dones, Caroline Cartwright, Patricia N. Kambesis & Laura del Olmo Frese
'The Mona Chronicle': the archaeology of early religious encounter in the New World...... 1054

Debate

Justin Pargeter, Alex MacKay, Peter Mitchell, John Shea & Brian A. Stewart
Primordialism and the 'Pleistocene San' of southern Africa...... 1072
Francesco d'Errico, Paola Villa, Ilaria Degano, Jeanette Lucejko, Maria Perla Colombini & Peter Beaumont
The 'to be or not to be' of archaeological enquiry...... 1079
H. Martin Wobst
The analogy generation game...... 1083
Alan Barnard
Nothing wrong with reasoned speculation...... 1084
James Denbow
Analogy and the danger of over-simplifying the past...... 1086
Justin Pargeter, Alex MacKay, Peter Mitchell, John Shea & Brian A. Stewart
'Primordialism and the 'Pleistocene San' of southern Africa': final reply...... 1087
Nathan Schlanger
Back in business: history and evolution at the new Musée de l'Homme...... 1090
N. James
'Hot interpretation' of battle...... 1100

Review articles

Anthony Harding
Castelliere on the Karst: the Bronze Age hillfort of Monkodonja...... 1104
Melanie Giles
Death, burial and ritual in Iron Age Britain and the Netherlands...... 1108
Charles E. Orser, Jr
Archaeologies of colonialism in Europe's 'New World'...... 1111

Book reviews

Ian Morris
Barry Cunliffe By steppe, desert, and ocean: the birth of Eurasia...... 1115
Robin Dennell
David J. Meltzer The Great Paleolithic War: how science forged an understanding of America's ice age past...... 1116
Don Henson
Peter Woodman Ireland's first settlers: time and the Mesolithic...... 1117
Jan Apel
Catherine Frieman & Berit Valentin Eriksen (ed.) Flint daggers in prehistoric Europe...... 1119
Caroline Malone
Jean Guilaine Les hypogées protohistoriques de la Méditerranée...... 1120
Nicola Laneri
Edgar Peltenburg (ed.) Tell Jerablus Tahtani, Syria, I. Mortuary practices at an Early Bronze Age fort on the Euphrates River...... 1122
Lisa-Marie Shillito
Tiziana Matarazzo Micromorphological analysis of activity areas sealed by Vesuvius' Avellino eruption: the Early Bronze Age village of Afragola in southern Italy...... 1123
Manuel Fernández-Götz
Chris Gosden, Sally Crawford & Katharina Ulmschneider (ed.) Celtic art in Europe: making connections. Essays in honour of Vincent Megaw on his 80th birthday...... 1124
Thomas F. Tartaron
Damian Robinson & Franck Goddio (ed.) Thonis-Heracleion in context...... 1126
Kevin Walsh
Romana Harfouche & Pierre Poupet (ed.) Du Mont Liban aux Sierras d'Espagne. Sols, eau et sociétés en montagne: autour du projet franco-libanais CEDRE 'Nahr Ibrahim'...... 1127
Philippe Beaujard
Axelle Rougeulle (ed.) Sharma. Un entrepôt de commerce medieval sur la côte du Ḥaḍramawt (Yémen, ca 98–1180)...... 1129

New Book Chronicle

Robert Witcher
New Book Chronicle...... 1132
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