Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Furrow-carved Mammal Teeth

Teeth obtained from mammals and carved with a circular furrow or ring, presumably for the purpose of wrapping and suspending them from a sinew cord and for use as personal adornment; found in Châtelperronian sites and associated with the presence of Neandertals c. 32-29 kya.

Cf. pierced mammal teeth.

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