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Canis lupus familiaris Linnaeus, 1758

IRSNB M1939; Pleistocene; Goyet; Belgium

IRSNB M 1939

"Chien de Goyet"
Incomplete skull
Collection: Dupont
Age: Pleistocene, Magdalenian
AMS Age: 31.680 years (Germonpré et al., 2009)
Locality: Goyet (3rd cave) Namur Province, Belgium
Horizon: 4th level (B4)
Dimensions: L 21,5 x l 11 x h 8 cm

M. Germonpré, Sablin, M. V. , Stevens, R. E. , Hedges, R. E. M. , Hofreiter, M. , Stiller, M. , and Després, V. R. , “Fossil dogs and wolves from Palaeolithic sites in Belgium, the Ukraine and Russia: osteometry, ancient DNA and stable isotopes”, Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 36, pp. 473-490, 2009.

Thalmann, O., et al. (2013) Complete mitochondrial genomes of ancient canids suggest a European origin of domestic dogs. Science, 342(6160), 871-874. doi:10.1126/science.1243650

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