Research Article

Presumed Symbolic Use of Diurnal Raptors by Neanderthals

  • Eugène Morin mail,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

  • Véronique Laroulandie

    Affiliation: CNRS, PACEA, UMR 5199, Université Bordeaux, Talence, France

  • Published: March 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032856

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eagle symbolism in European Mesolithic and Neolithic

Posted by berclae on 13 Mar 2012 at 07:54 GMT

The authors seem to be unaware of this paper, which has much to bolster their argument:

Amkreutz, L., & Corbey, R. (2008). An eagle-eyed perspective: Haliaeetus albicilla in the Mesolithic and Neolithic of the Lower Rhine Area. Analecta Praehistorica Leidensia 40 (2008): 167-180. Free access at

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