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Scope note
Refers to the Paleolithic style and culture that is named after the Bay of Uluzzo at the heel of Italy, and existed through southern Italy and into the central and northern parts of the peninsula. It is characterized by distinctive side scrapers, and occasionally with end scrapers and burins. Some scholars believe this culture is associated with Homo sapiens neanderthalensis.
Accepted term: 27-May-2024