Studium nálezů koní z lokality Grubgraben

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Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. Geol. 87 (2002), vydání 1–2, stránky 165-219

Palaeolithic station Grubgraben, end of the Last Glacial, horses, morphological and metrical analysis

The Grubgraben (Austria) represents the most important locality with four palaeolithic layers in superposition, in time between the Upper Gravettian and Magdalenian, This paper deals only with the finds of horses from the excavation 1993/94. Basic on morphometric studies the horses come under the species Equus germanicus Nehring, 1884.

Chapters: Introduction. Overwiew of present knowledge. Bones fossilization. Bones fragments and their number. Hunter kill. Square dispersion of bones. Morphometric description of horses, teeth and postcranial skeleton. Comparison with other localities. Results.


Rudolf Musil, Department of Geology and Palaeontology, Faculty of Sciences, Masaryk University, Kotlářská St. 2, 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic, e-mail:

Musil, R., 2002: Das Studium der Pferde aus der Lokalität Grubgaben. - Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. Geol., 87, 1-2, 165-219 (with English summary)
ISSN: 1211–8796