Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Martin’s Tamarin

Vernacular for Saguinus martinsi. Most workers include this callitrichid in S. bicolor. Mas d’Azil: archaeological site found in 1887 in the northern Pyrenees in southwestern France, a large natural grotto with materials dated to 11-9 kya, containing Azilian artifacts including striped and spotted pebbles, scrapers, stone points, and engraved stones and bone. Partial remains of at least one hominid attributed to Homo sapiens were also recovered. Type site for the Azilian culture. Magdalenian tools were found in the lowest levels. Aka Le Mas d’Azil.

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