Some include circles, zigzags, spirals, dots (cupules
) and boxes and rows of lines.
of chiton eggs: parachute structures and sperm focusing devices?
Not all cupules
contained a caryopsis, so germination was calculated as the percentage of normal seedlings produced from the total number of caryopsis containing cupules
in each germination box.
also appear in the petroglyphs of Hawai'i discussed by Lee (e.g.p.85).
panels: a single complex has been located with five large and vertical panels of pecked cupules
that are, by the Aurignacian (28,000 B.C.), associated with clearly defined vulvas which also appear in conjunction with specific animals.
The other crucial piece of evidence in this equation is the presence of corn kernels and numerous charred pieces of corn plant and cupules
(Flynn 1993; Deck and Shay 1992).
When we tested an enteric strip, we consistently achieved the expected reactions in the cupules
with patient-originated Klebsiella pneumoniae.
It generates a series of hypotheses relating to the production and consumption of cupules
, three-dimensional, curvilinear and rectilinear rock art, and how this may have changed through time.
Une autre categorie d'outils est fort mal definie: ce sont les galets a cupule
, interpretes tantot comme des endumes ou des percuteurs, tantot comme des mortiers, les cupules
resultant d'un piquetage intensif etant confondues avec les cuvettes faconnees et regularisees par polissage".
: The Oldest Surviving Rock Art." Rock Art Research, forthcoming.