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Found this shell in crete chania. Should i prep it? Its In a rock of slab with other not so good fossils if so i will prep with dental picks and then after i maybe split the rock Open? Or should i just prep away some matrix and leave it be?
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsNeandertals, Stone Age people may have voyaged the Mediterranean By Andrew Lawler, Science, April 24, 2018 http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/04/neandertals-stone-age-people-may-have-voyaged-mediterranean The subject of prehistoric Mediterranean island voyages was very briefly discussed in Science at; Simmons, A., 2012. Mediterranean island voyages. Science, 338(6109), pp. 895-897. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/262086792_Mediterranean_Island_Voyages https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alan_Simmons Ruxton, G.D. and Wilkinson, D.M., 2013. Accidental island voyagers. Science, 339(6118), pp. 392-392. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/278335099_Accidental_Island_Voyagers https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alan_Simmons http://science.sciencemag.org/content/339/6118/392.1 Simmons, A., 2013. Accidental island voyagers—Response. Science, 339(6118), pp. 392-393. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/278335099_Accidental_Island_Voyagers https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alan_Simmons Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsFossil Footprints of Early Human Ancestor Stolen from Crete By Tasos Kokkinidis,Sept. 14, 2017 http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/09/14/fossil-footprints-of-early-human-ancestor-stolen-from-crete/ Man charged with antiquities theft over fossils Ekathimerini News, September 15, 2015 http://www.ekathimerini.com/221719/article/ekathimerini/news/man-charged-with-antiquities-theft-over-fossils The footprints are discussed in: Fossil footprints challenge established theories of human evolution, PhysOrg, Uppsala University, August 31, 2017, (Has overall picture of trackways.) https://phys.org/news/2017-08-fossil-footprints-theories-human-evolution.html 5.7-Million-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Crete, Greece, Greek Reporter, September 2, 2017. http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/09/02/5-7-million-year-old-human-footprints-found-in-crete-greece/ Controversial footprint discovery suggests human-like creatures may have roamed Crete nearly 6m years ago by Matthew Robert Bennett And Per Ahlberg, The Conversation, September 1, 2017 https://phys.org/news/2017-09-controversial-footprint-discovery-human-like-creatures.html The paper about these footprints is: Gierliński, G.D., Niedźwiedzki, G., Lockley, M.G., Athanassiou, A., Fassoulas, C., Dubicka, Z., Boczarowski, A., Bennett, M.R. and Ahlberg, P.E., 2017. Possible hominin footprints from the late Miocene (c. 5.7 Ma) of Crete?. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001678781730113X PDF file at http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/29687/ Yours, Paul H.