Issue 350 - April 2016

List of Contents

Chris Scarre
Editorial...... 283

Research

Anita Radini, Stephen Buckley, Antonio Rosas, Almudena Estalrrich, Marco de la Rasilla & Karen Hardy
Neanderthals, trees and dental calculus: new evidence from El Sidrón...... 290
Meriel McClatchie, Amy Bogaard, Sue Colledge, Nicki J.Whitehouse, Rick J. Schulting, Philip Barratt & T. Rowan McLaughlin
Farming and foraging in Neolithic Ireland: an archaeobotanical perspective...... 302
Andreas Putzer, Daniela Festi & Klaus Oeggl
Was the Iceman really a herdsman? The development of a prehistoric pastoral economy in the Schnals Valley...... 319
Christie Willis, Peter Marshall, Jacqueline McKinley, Mike Pitts, Joshua Pollard, Colin Richards, Julian Richards, Julian Thomas, Tony Waldron, Kate Welham & Mike Parker Pearson
The dead of Stonehenge...... 337
Yiu-Kang Hsu, Peter J. Bray, Peter Hommel, A. Mark Pollard & Jessica Rawson
Tracing the flows of copper and copper alloys in the Early Iron Age societies of the eastern Eurasian steppe...... 357
Monica L. Smith, Thomas W. Gillespie, Scott Barron & Kanika Kalra
Finding history: the locational geography of Ashokan inscriptions in the Indian subcontinent...... 376
Tom Brughmans & Jeroen Poblome
Roman bazaar or market economy? Explaining tableware distributions through computational modelling...... 393
Nathan Schlanger, Laurent Nespoulous & Jean-Paul Demoule
Year 5 at Fukushima: a 'disaster-led' archaeology of the contemporary future...... 409
Stephen Houston and Chris Scarre
Special section: New dialogues about ancient Maya...... 425

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Timothy Beach, Scott Hutson & Samantha Krause
Sky-earth, lake-sea: climate and water in Maya history and landscape...... 426

Stephen Houston & Simon Martin
Through seeing stones: Maya epigraphy as a mature discipline...... 443

Takeshi Inomata & Lucia Henderson
Time tested: re-thinking chronology and sculptural traditions in Preclassic southern Mesoamerica...... 456

Maxine Oland & Joel W. Palka
The perduring Maya: new archaeology on early Colonial transitions...... 472

Patricia A. McAnany & Linda A. Brown
Perceptions of the past within Tz'utujil ontologies and Yucatec hybridities...... 487

Debate

Debating the Anthropocene
Todd J. Braje
Evaluating the Anthropocene: is there something useful about a geological epoch of humans?...... 504
Jan Zalasiewicz & Colin N. Waters
Geology and the Anthropocene...... 512
Simon Dalby
Re-evaluating the Anthropocene...... 514
Asa Randall
Time, agency and the Anthropocene...... 516
Todd J. Braje
A mid-twentieth-century Anthropocene makes the Holocene more important than ever...... 517
N. James
Replication for Chauvet Cave...... 519

Review articles

Michael J. O'Brien
More (and more) on Clovis...... 525
John Pearce
Transforming cremation?...... 528
Dee Anne Wymer
On the edge of the secular and the sacred: Hopewell mound-builder archaeology in context...... 532
Neha Gupta
Indian archaeology in the shadow of the Babri Masjid...... 535

Book reviews

E.B. Banning
Peter J. Parr (ed.) Excavations at Tell Nebi Mend, Syria: volume 1...... 538
Stephanie Moser
Robin Derricourt Antiquity imagined: the remarkable legacy of Egypt and the ancient Near East...... 539
David Fontijn
Ann Woodward & John Hunter (ed.) Ritual in Early Bronze Age grave goods: an examination of ritual and dress equipment from Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age graves in England...... 540
James Whitley
John K. Papadopoulos, Sarah P. Morris, Lorenc Bejko & Lynne A. Schepartz The excavation of the prehistoric burial tumulus at Lofkënd, Albania. Volume 1: text. Volume 2: illustrations...... 541
Ulla Rajala
Stéphane Bourdin & Vincenzo D'Ercole (ed.) I Vestini e il loro territorio dalla Preistoria al Medioevo...... 543
Tymon De Haas
Elisa Lanza Catti & Keith Swift (ed. Joseph Coleman Carter) The chora of Metaponto 5: a Greek farmhouse at Ponte Fabrizio...... 544
Elizabeth Blanning
Nico Roymans, Ton Derks & Henk Hiddink (ed.) The Roman villa of Hoogeloon and the archaeology of the periphery...... 546
Mike Parker Pearson
Kishor Basa, Rabindra Mohanty & Simadri Ota (ed.) Megalithic traditions in India: archaeology and ethnography...... 548
Robin Coningham
Lars Fogelin An archaeological history of Indian Buddhism...... 549
David S. Whitley
Carol Diaz-Granados, James R. Duncan & F. Kent Reilly III (ed.) Picture Cave: unravelling the mysteries of the Mississippian cosmos...... 551
Susan Toby Evans
Molly H. Bassett The fate of earthly things: Aztec gods and god-bodies...... 552

New Book Chronicle

Robert Witcher
New Book Chronicle...... 554
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