Isernia-La Pineta and Notarchirico

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The Lower Palaeolithic Palaeosurfaces at Isernia-La Pineta and Notarchirico has been part of the Tentative list of Italy.

The Lower Palaeolithic Palaeosurfaces at Isernia-La Pineta and Notarchirico are two sites with excavations that have brought to light major palaeosurfaces that relate to the early and widespread settlements of the Italian peninsula during the lower Paleolithic period. Each site contains multiple archaeological layers with lithic manufacts including choppers and flake tools, as well as animal remains. A fragment of a human femur was also found at Notarchirico, the oldest human fossil remain found so far in southern Italy.

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The Lower Palaeolithic Palaeosurfaces at Isernia-La Pineta and Notarchirico
Country
Italy
Added
2006
Withdrawn
2021
Type
Cultural
Categories
Paleontology - Human evolution
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2021 Removed from Tentative List

2006 Added to Tentative List

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