Abric Romaní (Level Ja)
Basic information
Sample name: Abric Romaní (Level Ja)

Reference: J. Rosell, R. Blasco, R. Huguet, I. Cáceres, P. Saladié, F. Rivals, M. Bennàsar, P. Bravo, G. Campeny, M. Esteban-Nadal, C. Fernández-Laso, M. J. Gabucio, N. Ibáñez, P. Martín, L. Muñoz, and A. Rodríguez-Hidalgo. 2012. Occupational patterns and subsistence strategies in level J of Abric Romaní. In High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior: Time and Space in Level J of Abric Romaní (Capellades, Spain) (eds. E. Carbonell i Roura), pp. 313-372 [ER 3064]
Geography
Country: Spain

Coordinate: 41° 32' N, 1° 42' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "located in the travertine cliff known as the Cinglera del Capelló" near Capellades (basis of coordinate)
there are five U/Th dates bracketing level J that range from 49.2 +/- 2.9 ka to 50.8 +/- 0.8 ka (Vallverdú-Poch et al. 2012)
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: limestone
Taphonomic context: cave, human accumulation
Habitat comments: a Middle Paleolithic "rockshelter" deposit
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, ungulates
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 980
Years: 1993 - 1995
Sampling comments: "mainly excavated in 1993, 1994 and 1995... Abundant combustion structures were recovered in association with a large number of lithic artifacts and bone remains"
Metadata
Sample: 3331
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-08-24 17:11:58
Modified: 2019-08-25 20:40:13
Abundance distribution
9 species
3 singletons
total count 980
Fisher's α: 1.369
geometric series k: 0.4602
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6049
Shannon's H: 1.1076
Good's u: 0.9969
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