João Zilhão




João Zilhão is professor of Palaeolithic Archaeology at the University of Bristol, Dept of Archaeology and Anthropology. In 1998, he directed the salvage excavation of the Early Upper Paleolithic child burial of Lagar Velho (Portugal) and, in 2004-2005, the archaeological excavations at the Peştera cu Oase (Romania), site of Europe’s earliest modern humans. Ongoing projects include the Middle Palaeolithic sequence of Cueva Antón (Spain).

Authored texts

Personal Ornaments And Symbolism Among The Neanderthals