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Research shows people made ropes and baskets during the Paleolithic era

November 18, 2019 - General

A research team from the University of Valencia and the CSIC has published a study that demonstrates the use of plant fibres during the Final Palaeolithic era in the Santa Maira caves (Castell de Castells, Alicante).

Santa Maira cave [Credit: Asociación RUVID]These are fragments of braided rope and basketwork imprints on clay. The rope has provided the oldest direct dating in Europe for an object made of braided fibres: 12,700 years…

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