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Laugerie Haute Tools

Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Note that the display for this group of tools indicates that they are from Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer B', but all the tools are marked as coming from Laugerie Haute Est, Perigordian III.

From the excavations of D. Peyrony.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 15: Special tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Note that the display for this group of tools indicates that they are from Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer B', but all the tools are marked as coming from Laugerie Haute Est, Perigordian III.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer F, 23 000 BP.

Note that the tools are marked variously as L.H.E. pr-m, pr-mg, pr-mgd, that is as Proto Magdalenian.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer F, 23 000 BP.

Note that the tools are marked variously as L.H.E. pr-m, pr-mg, pr-mgd.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, layer D and G. Bed D is 22 000 BP.

Many of the tools are labelled as being Aur. V, or as Pro. Sol., that is as Aurignacian V or as Proto Solutrean.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, layer G.

Many of the tools are labelled as being Pr. Sol., that is as Proto Solutrean.

■   7: Burins
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est Layer 31, excavations of F. Bordes.

One of the tools bears the inscription L.H.E. Sol. inf., or lower Solutrean from Laugerie Haute Est.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 13: Armatures, tools
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est Layer 31, excavations of F. Bordes.

One of the tools bears the inscription L..H.E. Sol. inf., or lower Solutrean from Laugerie Haute Est.

■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute

The display is labelled as Laugerie Haute Est, Couche H', excavations of D. Peyrony. However most of the tools bear the inscription L.H.o. sol.p.F.p. or sol.f.pl., and thus come from Laugerie Haute West. The grattoir in the left hand photograph, top row, third from left, is labelled L.H.E.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute

The display is labelled as Laugerie Haute Est, Couche H', excavations of D. Peyrony. However most of the tools bear the inscription L.H.o. sol.p.F.p. or sol.f.pl., and thus come from Laugerie Haute West. Note, however, that the first of the bone tools is labelled as L.H.E. sol.p.f.p.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, layers 29-30, excavations of F. Bordes, around 20 000 BP

Some of the tools are labelled as L.H.E. Sol. moy. F5, that is the middle Solutrean.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, layers 29-30, excavations of F. Bordes, around 20 000 BP

Some of the tools are labelled as L.H.E. Sol. moy. F5, that is the middle Solutrean.

The first of the bone tools is labelled L.H.o. Sol. s.f.l. in the handwriting of Peyrony.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.o. Sol.f.l.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.o. Sol.f.l.

The characteristic damage caused by use as a retoucher is apparent on the first bone or antler tool at 16.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layers 27-28, excavations of F. Bordes, about 19 500 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. Sol. sup. F4.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layers 27-28, excavations of F. Bordes, about 19 500 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. Sol. sup. F4.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.o sol.p.cr. or L.H.o sol.p.c.

The first pointe à cran at 13 is labelled as L.H.E. Sol.p.c.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.o sol.p.c.

■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer I', excavations of D. Peyrony.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. mg. I.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 14: Composite tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer I', excavations of D. Peyrony.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. mg. I. Note the tiny eyed needle on the grey plaque, and the tiny perçoir or awl above the yellow line which is small and sharp enough to have made the hole.

■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer I'', excavations of D. Peyrony, 16 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. m.II.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer I'', excavations of D. Peyrony, 16 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. m.II.

■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer I'', excavations of D. Peyrony, 16 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. mg.III.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 10: Microliths
■ 14: Composite tools
Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Est, Layer I''', excavations of D. Peyrony, 15 000 BP.

Some tools are labelled L.H.E. mg.III.

■ 10: Microliths
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 16: Bone industry

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac




Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■ 10: Microliths
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac


Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 13: Armatures, tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac


Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

Left photo:

■ 12: Racloir
■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers

others are:
■ 13: Armatures, tools


Centre and right photos:
■ 13: Armatures, tools


Some tools are labelled L.H.o. Sol. F.L.

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac


Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H'', excavations of Peyrony, 20 000 BP.

■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac


Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H', excavations of D. Peyrony, 20 500 BP.

■   6: Grattoirs, scrapers on the end of a blade
■   7: Burins
■   8: Retouched tools
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 13: Armatures, tools

Some tools are labelled L.H.o. Sol.f.l.

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac


Laugerie Haute tools Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H', excavations of D. Peyrony, 20 500 BP.

■   9: Perçoirs becs, drills/borers
■ 11: Notched/denticulated tools
■ 12: Racloirs/raclettes, side scrapers and small, often round scrapers
■ 13: Armatures, tools
■ 14: Composite tools
■ 15: Special tools

Some tools are labelled L.H.o. Sol.f.pl.

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac


Laugerie Haute tools
Laugerie Haute Ouest, Layer H', excavations of D. Peyrony, 20 500 BP.

■ 16: Bone industry

Some tools are labelled L.H.o. Sol.f.pl.

Three of these bone tools are labelled as L.H.E., that is from Laugerie Haute Est.

Photo: Don Hitchcock 2014
Source: Originals , Le Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac







References

  1. Bordes F., 1978: Le Protomagdalénien de Laugerie-Haute-Est (fouilles F. Bordes)Bulletin de la Société préhistorique française, tome 75, n°11-12, 1978. Études et Travaux. pp. 501-521.
  2. Peyrony, D. et E., 1938: Laugerie Haute près des Eyzies (Dordogne), Paris, Masson, 1938, pp 9-10 , Fig 2 (Archives de l'Institut de Paléontologie humaine, No 19)



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