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Late Neandertals and early modern humans

ZILHÃO, J. (2015) — Lower and Middle Palaeolithic Mortuary Behaviours and the Origins of Ritual Burial, in RENFREW, C.; BOYD, M. J.; MORLEY., I. (eds.) — «Death Rituals, Social Order and the Archaeology of Immortality in the Ancient World: ‘Death Shall Have No Dominion’», Cambridge, University Press, p. 27-44. PDF (7594 Kb).

ZILHÃO, J.; BANKS, W. E.; d’ERRICO, F.; GIOIA, P. (2015) — Analysis of Site Formation and Assemblage Integrity Does Not Support Attribution of the Uluzzian to Modern Humans at Grotta del Cavallo. «PLoS ONE», 10 (7), p. e0131181.  PDF (10,380 Kb).

ROSSO, D. E.; D’ERRICO, F.; ZILHÃO, J. (2014) — Stratigraphic and spatial distribution of ochre and ochre processing tools at Porc-Epic Cave, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. «Quaternary International», 343, p. 85-99. PDF (4192 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2014) — A emergência da linguagem, da arte e do pensamento simbólico. Um teste neandertal das hipóteses em confronto. «Ciência & Ambiente», 48, p. 119-136. PDF (355 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2014) — The Neanderthals: Evolution, Palaeoecology, and Extinction, in CUMMINGS, V.; JORDAN, P.; ZVELEBIL, M. (eds.) — «The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers», Oxford, Oxford University Press, p. 191-213. PDF (3149 Kb)

BANKS, W. E.; D’ERRICO, F.; ZILHÃO, J. (2013) — Revisiting the chronology of the Proto-Aurignacian and the Early Aurignacian in Europe: A reply to Higham et al.’s comments on Banks et al. (2013). «Journal of Human Evolution», 65 (6), p. 810-817. PDF (403 Kb)

BANKS, W. E.; D’ERRICO, F.; ZILHÃO, J. (2013) — Human-climate interaction during the Early Upper Paleolithic: testing the hypothesis of an adaptive shift between the Proto-Aurignacian and the Early Aurignacian. «Journal of Human Evolution», 64 (1), p. 39-55. PDF (1710 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2013) — Neandertal-Modern Human Contact in Western Eurasia: Issues of Dating, Taxonomy, and Cultural Associations, in AKAZAWA T.; NISHIAKI, Y.; AOKI, K. (eds.) — «Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans. Volume 1: Cultural Perspectives», Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans Series, Tokyo, Springer, 2013, p. 21-57. PDF (2052 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2012) Los neandertales y la emergencia del simbolismo, in MATEOS, A; PEROTE, A. (eds.) — «Visiones del ser humano. Del pasado al presente», CENIEH/Instituto Tomás Pascual Sanz, Burgos/Madrid, p. 41-48. PDF (582 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2012) — Personal ornaments and symbolism among the Neanderthals, in ELIAS, S. (ed.) — «Origins of Human Innovation and Creativity», London, Elsevier (Developments in Quaternary Science, vol. 16), London, p. 35-49. PDF (1634 Kb)

CARON, F.; D’ERRICO, F.; DEL MORAL, P.; SANTOS, F.; ZILHÃO, J. (2011) — The Reality of Neandertal Symbolic Behavior at the Grotte du Renne, Arcy-sur-Cure, France. «PLoS ONE», 6 (6), e21545 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021545). PDF (article 1805 Kb), PDF (single file Supplementary Information 1236 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2011) — Aliens from Outer Time? Why the “Human Revolution” Is Wrong, and Where Do We Go from Here?, in CONDEMI, S.; WENIGER, G.-C. (eds.) — «Continuity and Discontinuity in the Peopling of Europe. One Hundred Fifty Years of Neanderthal Study», New York, Springer (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series), p. 331-366.
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ZILHÃO, J. (2011) The emergence of language, art and symbolic thinking: A Neandertal test of competing hypotheses, in HENSHILWOOD, C. S.; d’ERRICO, F. (eds.) — «Homo Symbolicus. The dawn of language, imagination and spirituality», Amsterdam, John Benjamins, p. 111-131. PDF (5899 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F.; JULIEN, M.; DAVID, F. (2011) — Chronology of the site of Grotte du Renne, Arcy-sur-Cure, France: implications for radiocarbon dating. «Before Farming», 2011, 2011/3, article 3. PDF (1506 Kb)

THE EDITORS (2010) — Did Neandertals Think Like Us? «Scientific American», June 2010, p. 72-75. PDF (552 Kb)

THE EDITORS (2010) — Neanderthals are us: genes and culture. «Radical Anthropology», 4, p. 5-15. PDF (2708 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2009) — Szeletian, not Aurignacian: A review of the chronology and cultural associations of the Vindija G1 Neandertals, in CAMPS, M.; CHAUHAN, P. (eds.) — «A Sourcebook of Paleolithic Transitions», New York, Springer, p. 407-426. PDF (1014 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2008) — Modernos y Neandertales en la transición del Paleolítico Medio al Superior en Europa. «Espacio, Tiempo y Forma. Serie I, Nueva época. Prehistoria y Arqueología», 1, p. 47-57. PDF (559 Kb)

ZILHÃO J.; D’ERRICO, F.; BORDES, J.-G.; LENOBLE, A.; TEXIER, J.-P.; RIGAUD, J.-Ph. (2008) — Grotte des Fées (Châtelperron): History of Research, Stratigraphy, Dating, and Archaeology of the Châtelperronian Type-Site. «Paleoanthropology», p. 1-42. PDF (4248 Kb)

ZILHÃO J.; D’ERRICO, F.; BORDES, J.-G.; LENOBLE, A.; TEXIER, J.-P.; RIGAUD, J.-Ph. (2008) — Like Hobbes’ Chimney Birds. «Paleoanthropology»,  p. 65-67. PDF (264 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2007) — The emergence of ornaments and art: an archaeological perspective on the origins of behavioural “modernity”. «Journal of Archaeological Research», 15, p. 1-54. PDF (1389 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2007) — The Neanderthals: human ancestors or aliens from outer time?«re: search», 14, p. 8-10. PDF (2186 Kb)

ZILHÃO J.; D’ERRICO, F.; BORDES, J.-G.; LENOBLE, A.; TEXIER, J.-P.; RIGAUD, J.-Ph. (2007) — La grotte des Fées (Châtelperron, Allier) ou une interstratification «Châtelperronien-Aurignacien» illusoire. Histoire des fouilles, stratigraphie et datations. «Paleo», 19, p. 391-432. PDF (2011 Kb)

BAR-YOSEF, O.; ZILHÃO, J. (eds.) (2006) — Towards a Definition of the Aurignacian, Trabalhos de Arqueologia 45, Lisboa, American School of Prehistoric Research/Instituto Português de Arqueologia, 380 pages. PDF (7465 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2006) — Aurignacian, Behavior, Modern. Issues of Definition in the Emergence of the European Upper Paleolithic, in BAR-YOSEF, O.; ZILHÃO, J. (eds.) — «Towards a Definition of the Aurignacian», Trabalhos de Arqueologia 45, Lisboa, American School of Prehistoric Research/Instituto Português de Arqueologia, p. 53-69. PDF (179 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2006) — Genes, Fossils and Culture. An Overview of the Evidence for Neandertal-Modern Human Interaction and Admixture. «Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society», 72, p. 1-20. PDF (224 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2006) — Neandertals and Moderns Mixed, and It Matters. «Evolutionary Anthropology», 15, p. 183-195. PDF (546 Kb)

ZILHÃO J.; D’ERRICO, F.; BORDES, J.-G.; LENOBLE, A.; TEXIER, J.-P.; RIGAUD, J.-Ph. (2006) — Analysis of Aurignacian interstratification at the Châtelperronian-type site and implications for the behavioral modernity of Neandertals. «Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA», 103, p. 12643-12648. PDF (1221 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2004) — La emergencia del hombre moderno y la extinción de los Neandertales. Los modelos y su contrastación, in EGOCHEAGA, J. E. (ed.) — «Biología de poblaciones humanas: diversidad, tiempo, espacio», Oviedo, Universidad de Oviedo, p. 57-64. PDF (411 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2004) — The Neandertals have turned out to be related to us, after all. «Humboldt Kosmos», 84, p. 30. PDF (111 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (2003) — An Aurignacian “Garden of Eden” in southern Germany? An alternative interpretation of the Geissenklösterle and a critique of the Kulturpumpe model. «Paleo», 15, p. 69-86. PDF (424 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (eds.) (2003) — The Chronology of the Aurignacian and of the Transitional Technocomplexes. Dating, Stratigraphies, Cultural Implications, Trabalhos de Arqueologia 33, Lisboa, Instituto Português de Arqueologia, 356 pages. PDF (14,868 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (2003) — The chronology of the Aurignacian and Transitional technocomplexes. Where do we stand?, in ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (eds.) — «The Chronology of the Aurignacian and of the Transitional Technocomplexes. Dating, Stratigraphies, Cultural Implications», Trabalhos de Arqueologia 33, Lisboa, Instituto Português de Arqueologia, p. 313-348. PDF (1256 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2001) — Anatomically Archaic, Behaviourally Modern: The Last Neanderthals and Their Destiny, Amsterdam, Stichting Nederlands Museum voor Anthropologie en Praehistoriae, 91 pages. PDF (8755 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J. (2001) — Neandertal/Modern Human Interaction in Europe, in HAYS, M.; THACKER, P. (eds.) — «Questioning the Answers: Resolving Fundamental Problems of the Early Upper Palaeolithic», British Archaeological Reports International Series 1005, Oxford, p. 13-19. PDF (6089 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (2000) — A Case for Neandertal Culture. «Scientific American», 282, April New York, p. 104-105. PDF (2010 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (2000) — La nouvelle «bataille aurignacienne». Une révision critique de la chronologie du Châtelperronien et de l’Aurignacien ancien«L’Anthropologie», 104 (1), p. 17-50. PDF (5291 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (1999) — The chronology and taphonomy of the earliest Aurignacian and its implications for the understanding of Neanderthal extinction. «Journal of World Prehistory», 13 (1), p. 1-68. PDF (7010 Kb)

ZILHÃO, J.; D’ERRICO, F. (1999) — Reply, in The Neanderthal Problem Continued. «Current Anthropology», 40 (3), p. 355-364. PDF (689 Kb)

D’ERRICO, F.; ZILHÃO, J.; BAFFIER, D.; JULIEN, M.; PELEGRIN, J. (1998) — Neanderthal Acculturation in Western Europe? A Critical Review of the Evidence and Its Interpretation. «Current Anthropology», 39, p. S1-S44. PDF (1292 Kb)