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Aurora Grandal D'Anglade
Instituto Universitario de Xeoloxía Isidro Parga Pondal, Universidade da Coruña, ESCI, Campus de Elviña, 15071 A Coruña.
Spain
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2087-4034
Amalia Vidal Gorosquieta
Instituto Universitario de Xeoloxía Isidro Parga Pondal, Universidade da Coruña, ESCI, Campus de Elviña, 15071 A Coruña.
Spain
Vol. 39 (2017), Articles, pages 89-109
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17979/cadlaxe.2017.39.0.3549
Submitted: Jul 4, 2018 Published: Mar 1, 2017
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The study of stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen of the mesolithic woman recovered in the cave of Chan do Lindeiro (Pedrafita do Courel, Lugo) and the comparison with other humans from diverse deposits of the Cantabrian Cornice allows to frame this individual in a transicional stage, with an economy different from that of the Paleolithic hunter-gatherers but also different from that of the later Neolithic producers. The relationship between this woman and the aurochs (Bos primigenius) recovered at the same site may have been different from simple meat harvesting.

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