Culmination and Decline of the Upper Paleolithic

The Gravettians and Epigravettians
  • Jiří Svoboda
  • Vojen Ložek
  • Emanuel Vlček
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)


The most complex record of a successful Upper Paleolithic adaptation is offered by evidence from the Gravettian sites. In fact, the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transitional process did not end before the Gravettian (Svoboda, 1993b).


Cultural Layer Loess Deposit Vienna Basin Central Hearth Perforated Disk 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiří Svoboda
    • 1
  • Vojen Ložek
    • 2
  • Emanuel Vlček
    • 3
  1. 1.Academy of SciencesBrno-Dolní VěstoniceCzech Republic
  2. 2.Academy of SciencesPragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.National MuseumPragueCzech Republic

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