Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Afalou-Bou-Rhommel

Upper Pleistocene rockshelter found in 1928 near Bugia in Algeria, dated to 15-8kya, that contains artifacts identified as Oranian (Capsian) and closely related to Aurignacian. Hominid remains include at least 50 skeletons comparable in morphology to CroMagnon in Europe (i.e. Homo sapiens). All the individuals had experienced dental mutilation. Aka Afalou-Bou-Rhummel, Mechta-el-Arbi. The artifacts are aka Ibero-Maurusien.

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