List of Plates

Plate 1: Cueva Negra and the R. Quípar (photo M.J.Walker)

Plate 2: Cueva Negra in 1990 showing large fallen blocks still in the entrance (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 3: Cueva Negra. Neanderthal incisor CN-1 (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 4: Cueva Negra. Neanderthal ulnar shaft CN-3 (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 5: Cabezo Gordo from the south. Sima de las Palomas lies on this side of the hill (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 6: The main chamber below the deepest of the two entrance shafts of Sima de las Palomas before the scaffolding tower was built here (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 7: Mine level entrance on hillside (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 8: Mine level (photo Paul Mann).

Plate 9: Sima de las Palomas: right side of CG-1 mandible and fragmented maxilla (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 10: Sima de las Palomas: left side of CG-1 maxilla and fragmented mandible (photo M.J. Walker).

Plate 11: Sima de las Palomas: clearing dirt and mine rubble off the hillside above the mine level entrance (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 12: Sima de las Palomas: erecting the scaffolding tower 18 metres high (photo: Paul Mann/M.J. Walker).

Plate 13: Sima de las Palomas: under the rocky overhang the upper cutting is excavated from the top of the scaffolding tower (photos: M.J. Walker).

Plate 14: Sima de las Palomas: wet-sieving and inspecting sieves (photos: M.J. Walker).

Plate 15: Cueva Negra: wet-sieving on the terrace in front of the rock-shelter

Plate 16: Cueva Negra before excavation: in the foreground is the Civil War hide-out and a cutting made into it by local archaeologists in 1981.In the background are the large fallen blocks in the entrance of the rock-shelter, the one on the right lying on a pediment of soil which we wished to excavate because it was the highest undisturbed soil remaining in the cave.

Plate 17: Cueva Negra: Our attempt to break up one of the rocks in the entrance (see Plate 16) (photo M.J.Walker).

Plate 18: Cueva Negra: Excavation in progress of units 2 and 3; at left part of a modern storage pit is seen; a fallen boulder is seen in the section (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 19: Cueva Negra: After removal of a large boulder in the entrance, a modern dry-stone revetment was identified and excavated (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 20: Cueva Negra: Area at present under excavation (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 21: Cueva Negra: elephantid mandible (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 22: Cueva Negra: rhinocerotid skull, vertebra and mandible, with stone flakes touching it. CN-2 was found among vault fragments of the skull which is undergoing restoration (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 23: Sima de las Palomas: robust burnt temporal fragment CG-12 (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 24: Sima de las Palomas: medial fragment of left frontal and supraorbital torus CG-15 (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 25: Sima de las Palomas: fragment of child's mandible CG-7 (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 26: Sima de las Palomas: mandibular fragment CG-6 (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 27: Sima de las Palomas: mandibular fragment CG-6 (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 28: Sima de las Palomas: permanent incisor teeth (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 29: Sima de las Palomas: excavating in the upper cutting (photo: M. J. Walker).

Plate 30: Sima de las Palomas: upper cutting, humeral head and neck of juvenile (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 31: Sima de las Palomas: upper cutting, burnt humeral head (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 32: Cueva Negra: hyaena mandible (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 33: Cueva Negra: antler crown-beams at pedicle (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 34: Cueva Negra: scrapers (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 35: Sima de las Palomas: Levallois and pseudo-Levallois points (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 36: Sima de las Palomas: flat side-scrapers (photo: M.J. Walker).

Plate 37: Sima de las Palomas: possible borers or awls on flakes (photo: M.J. Walker).


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