We've just started our summer excavation season here in Gibraltar. In June we will be excavating Vanguard Cave. This cave was occupied by the Neanderthals. We're not sure for how long just yet - that's part of the reason why we're excavating here. Vanguard Cave lies just at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea, at the base of a 426-metre (1492 ft) cliff. Logistics are a problem and sometimes it is easier to transport heavy kit by boat than bringing it down the cliffs. Today we had to set up a sieving station and we had to get two 100-kg containers onto the site. These were brought by boat but the rocky shore prevented the boat from getting in too close.[/exclivehumanevo.blogspot.com...
Originally posted by punkinworks10
reply to post by LeLeu
They just might, can't wait for more info.
What's funny is that old world archeologists implicitly take the presence of red ochre as a sign of human presence, while their new world counterparts will vehemently argue against it as a sign of early occupation, as at calico hills, and a couple of other sites where red ochre is not found naturally.