(View exact match)EpigravettianSYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: Epi-Gravettian
DEFINITION: The late glacial industries of Italy from 20,000-8000 bp, which evolved into the Mesolithic. It is divided into early (20,000-16,000 bp), evolved (16,000-14,000 bp), and final (14,000-8,000 bp) phases. Epigravettian was followed by the Sauveterrian and Castelnovian in the 7th millennium BC. Epigravettian cultures developed contemporaneously in various parts of Europe, notably the Creswellian in Britain.
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Riparo TaglienteCATEGORY: site
DEFINITION: Rock shelter in Italy's Verona region with Mousterian, early Aurignacian, and final Epigravettian (13,300-12,000 bp) material. The Epigravettian had animal and abstract engravings on stone.Riparo de Romito, PapasideroCATEGORY: site
DEFINITION: Cave site in Italy near Cosenze with Gravettian, Epigravettian (18,700 bp), and Romanellian (10,960 bp) material.