Nicholas J Conard

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Excavations at Schöningen and paradigm shifts in human evolution
    Nicholas J Conard
    Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, University of Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoecology, University of Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:1-17. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Palaeolithic ivory sculptures from southwestern Germany and the origins of figurative art
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 426:830-2. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Unexpectedly recent dates for human remains from Vogelherd
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters Universität Tübingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 430:198-201. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Radiocarbon dating the late Middle Paleolithic and the Aurignacian of the Swabian Jura
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abt Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:886-97. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A female figurine from the basal Aurignacian of Hohle Fels Cave in southwestern Germany
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 459:248-52. 2009
  6. doi request reprint New flutes document the earliest musical tradition in southwestern Germany
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 460:737-40. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The depositional environments of Schöningen 13 II-4 and their archaeological implications
    Mareike C Stahlschmidt
    Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:71-91. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing the Lower Paleolithic bone industry from Schöningen 12 II: A multi-proxy study
    Marie Anne Julien
    Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, Archaeology Department, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton SO17 1BF, UK Unité Histoire Naturelle de l Homme Préhistorique UMR 7194, Sorbonne Universités, Museum national d histoire naturelle, CNRS, 1 rue René Panhard, 75013 Paris, France Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:264-86. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint Radiocarbon dating the appearance of modern humans and timing of cultural innovations in Europe: new results and new challenges
    Nicholas J Conard
    Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070, Tubingen, Germany
    J Hum Evol 44:331-71. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Documenting ancient DNA quality via alpha satellite amplification and assessment of clone sequence diversity
    Carsten M Pusch
    Institute of Anthropology and Human Genetics, Department of Molecular Genetics, Tubingen, Germany
    J Appl Genet 43:351-64. 2002

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Excavations at Schöningen and paradigm shifts in human evolution
    Nicholas J Conard
    Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, University of Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoecology, University of Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:1-17. 2015
    ..In this respect, we can view the behaviors documented at Schöningen as a plausible baseline for the behavioral sophistication of archaic hominins of the late Middle Pleistocene and subsequent periods. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Palaeolithic ivory sculptures from southwestern Germany and the origins of figurative art
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 426:830-2. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Unexpectedly recent dates for human remains from Vogelherd
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters Universität Tübingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 430:198-201. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Radiocarbon dating the late Middle Paleolithic and the Aurignacian of the Swabian Jura
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abt Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:886-97. 2008
    ..This approach may help to test competing explanations for the noisy and often non-reproducible results that arise when trying to date the transition from the Middle to the Upper Paleolithic...
  5. doi request reprint A female figurine from the basal Aurignacian of Hohle Fels Cave in southwestern Germany
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 459:248-52. 2009
    ..This discovery predates the well-known Venuses from the Gravettian culture by at least 5,000 years and radically changes our views of the context and meaning of the earliest Palaeolithic art...
  6. doi request reprint New flutes document the earliest musical tradition in southwestern Germany
    Nicholas J Conard
    Abteilung für Altere Urgeschichte und Quartärökologie, Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
    Nature 460:737-40. 2009
    ..Other than the caves of the Swabian Jura, the earliest secure archaeological evidence for music comes from sites in France and Austria and post-date 30,000 years ago...
  7. doi request reprint The depositional environments of Schöningen 13 II-4 and their archaeological implications
    Mareike C Stahlschmidt
    Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:71-91. 2015
    ..These models have different behavioral ramifications concerning hominin knowledge and exploitation of the landscape and their subsistence strategies. ..
  8. doi request reprint Characterizing the Lower Paleolithic bone industry from Schöningen 12 II: A multi-proxy study
    Marie Anne Julien
    Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, Archaeology Department, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton SO17 1BF, UK Unité Histoire Naturelle de l Homme Préhistorique UMR 7194, Sorbonne Universités, Museum national d histoire naturelle, CNRS, 1 rue René Panhard, 75013 Paris, France Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:264-86. 2015
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Radiocarbon dating the appearance of modern humans and timing of cultural innovations in Europe: new results and new challenges
    Nicholas J Conard
    Institut für Ur und Frühgeschichte und Archäologie des Mittelalters, Universitat Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070, Tubingen, Germany
    J Hum Evol 44:331-71. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Documenting ancient DNA quality via alpha satellite amplification and assessment of clone sequence diversity
    Carsten M Pusch
    Institute of Anthropology and Human Genetics, Department of Molecular Genetics, Tubingen, Germany
    J Appl Genet 43:351-64. 2002
    ..88 ratio of transitions to transversions. Our data obtained from high-copy-number nuclear DNA mirror the phenomenon of sequence deviations observed in mitochondrial DNA extracted from old specimens...
  11. doi request reprint On the evidence for human use and control of fire at Schöningen
    Mareike C Stahlschmidt
    Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:181-201. 2015
    ..The lack of evidence for the human control of fire at Schöningen raises the possibility that fire control was not a necessary adaptation for the human settlement of northern latitudes in the Lower Paleolithic. ..
  12. doi request reprint Overview and new results from large-scale excavations in Schöningen
    Jordi Serangeli
    Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, University of Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:27-45. 2015
    ..Here we present a summary of all the sites, as well as the most relevant excavated areas since 2008 (excavations Tübingen/NLD). ..
  13. doi request reprint A new approach for deciphering between single and multiple accumulation events using intra-tooth isotopic variations: Application to the Middle Pleistocene bone bed of Schöningen 13 II-4
    Marie Anne Julien
    Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, Archaeology Department, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton SO17 1BF, UK Unité Histoire Naturelle de l Homme Préhistorique UMR 7194, Sorbonne Universités, Museum national d histoire naturelle, CNRS, 1 rue René Panhard, 75013 Paris, France Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:114-28. 2015
    ..Considering those results, we discuss the possibility that the horses from Schöningen 13 II-4 correspond to an accumulation of different death events. ..
  14. doi request reprint The behavioral and cultural stratigraphic contexts of the lithic assemblages from Schöningen
    Jordi Serangeli
    Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, University of Tubingen, Schloss Hohentübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:287-97. 2015
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Bone taphonomy of the Schöningen "Spear Horizon South" and its implications for site formation and hominin meat provisioning
    Britt M Starkovich
    Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoecology, University of Tubingen, Rümelinstr 23, 72070 Tübingen, Germany School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 89:154-71. 2015
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  16. doi request reprint Emergence of agriculture in the foothills of the Zagros Mountains of Iran
    Simone Riehl
    Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Science 341:65-7. 2013
    ..Around 9800 calendar years before the present, domesticated-type emmer appears. The archaeobotanical remains from Chogha Golan represent the earliest record of long-term plant management in Iran. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Sudden replacement of cave bear mitochondrial DNA in the late Pleistocene
    Michael Hofreiter
    Curr Biol 17:R122-3. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Hammer or crescent wrench? Stone-tool form and function in the Aurignacian of southwest Germany
    Bruce L Hardy
    Department of Anthropology, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH 43022, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:648-62. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the interpretation of behavioral patterns from stone tools must consider more than tool typology...