Sites & cities that bear the name of Mamontovaya Kurya

Mamontovaya Kurya

Today in : Russian Federation
First trace of activity : ca. 38,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 38,000 B.C.E
Recorded names : Мамонтовая курья, Mamontovaïa Kouria

Description : Mamontovaya Kurya (Russian: Мамонтовая курья, "the mammoth curve") is a Palaeolithic site on the Usa River, Komi Republic, Russia. The site includes stone artifacts, animal bones and a mammoth tusk with human-made marks. Dated to 40,000 years before present, this is the oldest documented evidence of hominin activity at this latitude.

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