Beobachtungen im Bereich des Silex-Bergbaus bei der Löwenburg, Kt. Jura
Staringia , Volume 6 - Issue 1 p. 46- 47
Near Loewenburg in Swiss Jura the silex of upper Kimmeridge is outcropping in the upper part of a slope beneath Neumuhlefeld. Tectonical influences have geologically isolated this place in the region. A good W-E passage through a valley nearby was used bei Mousterian and Upper Palaeolithic hunters to come to this place. The palaeolithical sites all around the outcropping silex are remarkable by a great number of nuclei – always a sign for a napping place. The using of this isolated source of raw material begins in Mousterian and ends in early Neolithic time.
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