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spondylus bibliography [updated 31-01-14]

I. Spondylus in Aegean, Balkan & European prehistoric contexts

Álvarez-Fernández, Esteban
2011 Spondylus shells at Prehistoric Sites in the Iberian Peninsula. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 13-18. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Arrizabalaga, Álvaro,  Esteban Álvarez-Fernández & María-José Iriarte
2011 Spondylus sp. at Lezetxiki Cave (Basque Country, Spain): First evidence of its use in symbolic behavior during the Aurignacian in Europe. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 19-24. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Bonnardin, Sandrine
2004 La parure funéraire du néolithique ancien en Bassins parisien et rhénan: Matériaux, techniques, fonctions et usage social. Paris: Université de Paris I [Thèse de Doctorat].
2009 La parure funéraire des premières sociétés agro-pastorales des Bassins parisien et rhénan: Rubané, Hinkelstein et Villeneuve-Saint-Germain. Paris: Société Préhistorique Française [Mémoire de la Société préhistorique française, 49].

Borrello, Maria Angelica
2004 Le conchiglie nella preistoria e nella protostoria. In Conchiglie e Arheologia: Contributi Scienfifici in Occasione della Mostra ‘Dentro la Conchiglia’ (a cura di M. A. Borrello): 19-42. [Preistoria Alpina, Suppl. 1, 40].

Borrello, Maria Angelica & Guido Rossi
2004 La lavorazione di ornamenti in Spondylus gaederopus nel Neolitico della caverna delle Arene Candide (Savona, Italia): Nota preliminare. In Conchiglie e Arheologia: Contributi Scienfifici in Occasione della Mostra ‘Dentro la Conchiglia’ (a cura di M. A. Borrello): 83-90. [Preistoria Alpina, Suppl. 1, 40].

Borrello, Maria Angelica & Roberto Micheli
2004 Spondylus gaederopus, gioiello dell’Europa preistorica. In Conchiglie e Arheologia: Contributi Scienfifici in Occasione della Mostra ‘Dentro la Conchiglia’ (a cura di M. A. Borrello): 71-82. [Preistoria Alpina, Suppl. 1, 40].
2006 Ritrovamenti di oggetti di ornamento in Spondylus gaederopus nei siti italiani del Neolithico e dell’ eta del Rame In Atti della XXXIX Riunione Scientifica dell’Istituto Italiano di Preisotira e Protoistoria, Materie prime e scmbi nella Preistoria italiana, Firenze, 2527 novembre 2004: 875-87. Firenze.
2011 Spondylus gaederopus in Prehistoric Italy: Jewels from Neolithic and Copper Age sites. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 25-37. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Chapman, John C.
2000 Fragmentation in Archaeology: People, Places and Broken Objects in the Prehistory of South Eastern Europe. London: Routledge.
2003 Colour in Balkan prehistory (alternatives to the Berlin and Kay colour paradigm). In Early Symbolic Systems of Communication in Southeast Europe, Vol I (ed. L. Nikolova): 31-56. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports [Int. Ser. 1139].
2004 Spondylus bracelets: Fragmentation and enchainment in the East Balkan Neolithic and Copper Age. In Festschrift für Prof. Dr. Habil. Henrieta Todorova (Hrsg. V. Slavchev), Dobrudzha 21: 63-87.

Chapman, John C. & Bisserka I. Gaydarska
2007 Parts and Wholes: Fragmentation in Prehistoric Context. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Chapman, John C., Bisserka I. Gaydarska & Jaqueline Balen
2013  Spondylus ornaments in the mortuary zone at Neolithic Vukovar on the Middle Danube. Vjesnik Arheološkog muzeja u Zagrebu 45(1): 191-210.

Chapman, John C., Bisserka I. Gaydarska & Vladimir Slavchev
2008 The life histories of Spondylus shell rings from the Varna I Eneolithic cemetery (North East Bulgaria): Transformation, revelation, fragmentation and deposition. In The Varna Eneolithic Necropolis and Problems of Prehistory in Southeast Europe: Studia in Memoriam Ivani Ivanov (ed. V. Slavchev): 139-62. Acta Musei Varnaensis VI.

Chapman, John C., Bisserka I. Gaydarska, Evangelia Skafida & Stella Souvatzi
2011 Personhood and the life cycle of Spondylus rings: An example from Late Neolithic, Greece. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 139-160. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Chertier, Bernard
1985 Les spondyles entaillés de la nécropole danubienne de Larzicourt (Marne), lieu-dit Champ Bouchotte. Préhistoire et Protohistoire en Champagne-Ardenne 9: 3-18.
1988 La sépulture danubienne de Vert-la-Gravelle (Marne), lieu-dit le Bas des Vignes. Préhistoire et Protohistoire en Champagne-Ardenne 12: 31-69.

Chertier, Bernard & René Joffroy
1966 La sépulture danubienne de Vert-la-Gravelle. Bulletin de la Société préhistorique française 63(7): 228-338.

Chilardi, Salvatore, Lorenzo Guzzardi, Maria Rosa Iovino & Annalisa Rivoli
2005 The evidence of Spondylus ornamental objects in the central Mediterranean Sea. Two case studies: Sicily and Malta. In Archaeomalacology: Molluscs in Former Environments of Human Behaviour [Proccedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of Archaeozoology, Durham, August 2002] (ed. D. Bar-Yosef Mayer): 82-90. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Comşa, Eugen
1973 Parures néolithiques en coquillages marins découvertes en territoire roumain. Dacia XVII: 61-76.

Dimitrijević, Vesna & Boban Tripković
2002 New Spondylus findings at Vinča-Belo Brdo: 1998-2001 campaigns and regional approach to problem. Starinar 52: 47-62.
2006 Spondylus and Glycymeris bracelets: Trade reflections at Neolithic Vinča-Belo Brdo. Documenta Præhistorica XXXIII: 1-16.

Douka, Katerina
2011 The contribution of archaeometry to the study of prehistoric marine shells. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 171-180. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Durman, Aleksandar
2002 Spondylus: Najranija europska “vrijednosnica”. Numizmatičke vijesti 44: 5-17.

Erdoğu, Burçin
2011 A preliminary report from the 2009 and 2010 field seasons at Uğurlu on the island of Gökçeada. Anatolica XXXVII: 45-65.

Finet, Yves & Kevin Lampell
2008. The Spondylidae in the historical collections of the Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, with revision of the species described by Lamarck and by Chenu, and notes on nomenclature (Bivalvia : Pectinoidea : Spondylidae). Archiv für Molluskenkunde 137(1) : 1-73.

Fol, Alexander & Jan Lichardus (Hrsg.)
1988 Macht, Herrschaft und Gold: Das Gräberfeld von Varna (Bulgarien) und die Anfänge einer neuen europäischen Zivilisation. Saarbrücken: Moderne Galerie des Saarlands-Museum.

Gaydarska, Bisserka I., Maria Gurova, Dimitar Chernakov, Emily Blake & John C.  Chapman
2012 A place to live, a place to bury and a place to hoard: Understanding deposition on and off the Bulgarian tell of Kosharna. Archaeologia Bulgarica XVI(2): 27-58.

Gaydarska, Bisserka I. & John C.  Chapman
2008 The aesthetics of colour and brilliance: Or why were prehistoric persons interested in rocks, minerals, clays and pigments. In Geoarchaeology and Archaeomineralogy: Proceedings of the International Conference, 29-30 October 2008 (ed. R. I. Kostov, B. Gaydarska & M. Gurova) : 63-6. Sofia: Publishing House “St. Ivan Rilski”.

Gaydarska, Bisserka I., John C. Chapman, Ilka Angelova, Maria Gurova, & Slavcho Yanev
2004 Breaking, making and trading: The Omurtag Eneolithic Spondylus hoard. Archæologia Bulgarica VIII(2): 11-34.

Greenfield, H. J.
1991 A kula ring in prehistoric Europe? A consideration of local and interregional exchange during the Late Neolithic and the central Balkans. In Between Bands and States (ed. S. A. Gregg): 287-308. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University [Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Papers 9].

Haimovici, Sergiu
2007 Mediterranenan species discovered among the animal remains from Dobrogea province, Neolithic-Eneolithic period. Analele Ştiinţifice ale Universităţii „Al. I. Cuza” Iaşi, s. Biologie animală LIII: 291-302.

Halstead, Paul
1993 Spondylus shell ornaments from Late Neolithic Dimini, Greece: Specialized manufacture or unequal accumulation? Antiquity 67: 603-9.

Hansen, Sven et al.
2007 Pietrele, Magura Gorgana: Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen im Sommer 2006. Eurasia Antiqua 13: 44-112.

Hladilová, Šarka
2002 Výsledky paleontologického studia ozdob z lokality Vedrovice – Ergebnisse paläontologischen Studiums der Verzierungen aus der Lokalität Vedrovice. In Dvě pohřebiště neolitického lidu s lineární keramikou ve Vedrovicích na Moravě – Zwei Gräberfelder des neolithischen Volkes mit Linearbandkeramik in Vedrovice in Mähren (ed. V. Podborský): 257-64. Brno: Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Dept. of Archaeology & Museology.
2011 Paleobiological study of Spondylus jewelry found in Neolithic (LPC) graves at the locality Vedrovice (Moravia, Czech Republic). In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 181-189. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Ifantidis, Fotis
2006  ‘Enigmatic’ notched Spondylus ornaments from the Neolithic: New evidence from the Aegean. The Archaeo+Malacology Group Newsletter 9: 3-5.
2011 Cosmos in fragments: Spondylus and Glycymeris adornment at Neolithic Dispilio, Greece. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 123-137. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Ifantidis, Fotis & Marianna Nikolaidou (eds.)
2011 Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Jeunesse, Christian
2002 La coquille et la dent: Parure de coquillage et évolution des systèmes symboliques dans le Néolithique Danubien (5600-4500). In Matériaux, Productions, Circulations du Néolithique a l’Age du Bronze. Séminaire du Collège de France (sous la direction de Jean Guillaume): 49-65. Paris: Editions Errance.

John, Jan
2011 Status of Spondylus artifacts within the LBK grave goods. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 39-45. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Kalicz, Nándor & Júlia Szénászky
2001 Spondylus-Schmuck im Neolithikum des Komitats Békés, Südostungarn. Prähistorische Zeitschrift 76: 24-54.

Karali, Lilian
1999 Shells in Aegean Prehistory. Oxford: Archaeopress (British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 761).
2005 Shells from prehistoric sites in Northern Greece. In Archaeomalacology: Molluscs in Former Environments of Human Behaviour. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of Archaeozoology, Durham, August 2002 (ed. D. E. Bar-Yosef Mayer): 91-8. Oxford: Oxbow.

Karali-Yannakopoulou, Lilian
1991 Parure en coquillage du site de Dimitra en Macédoine protohistorique. In THALASSA: L’Egée Préhistorique et la Mer (éd. R. Laffineur & L. Basch): 315-22. Liège: Université de Liège [Aegæum, 7].
1992 Les mollusques au site de Dikili Tash, village préhistorique de Macédoine Orientale; La parure. In Dikili Tash, Village Préhistorique de Macédoine Orientale, I: Fouilles de Jean Desayes 1961-1975 (éd. R. Treuil): 112 [outillage]; 153-7 [alimentation]; 159-64 [parure]. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique Suppl. XXIV.
1993 La parure en coquillage en région Méditerranéenne. Archaiognosia 7: 41-63.

Krause, Rüdiger
2011 Stierkopf, Spondylus und verziertes Knochengerät: Neue Funde aus der bandkeramischen Siedlung von Vaihingen an der Enz, Kreis Ludwigsburg. Archäologische Ausgrabungen in Baden-Württemberg 2000: 23-27. Stuttgart: Konrad Theiss Verlag.

Kyparissi-Apostolika, Nina
2001 Ta Proistorika Kosmimata tis Thessalias [The Prehistoric Ornaments of Thessaly]. Athens: T.A.P.A.
2005 Tracing symbols of life and symbols of death in Neolithic archaeological contexts. Documenta Præhistorica XXXII: 133-44.
2011 Spondylus objects from Theopetra Cave, Greece: Imported or local production?. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 161-167. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Lenneis, Eva
2007 Mesolithic heritage in early Neolithic burial rituals and personal adornments. Documenta Præhistorica XXXIV: 129-37.

Mărgărit, Monica
2012 Shell adornments from the Hamangia cemetery excavated at Cernavodă – Columbia D: Techno-typological analysis.  In Homines, Funera, Astra: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Funerary Anthropology 5-8 June 2011 ‘1 Decembrie 1918’ University (Alba Iulia, Romania) (ed. R. Kogălniceanu et al.): 97-106. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2410].

Micheli, Roberto
2004 Gli ornamenti in conchiglia del Neolitico dell’Italia settentrionale. In Conchiglie e Arheologia: Contributi Scienfifici in Occasione della Mostra ‘Dentro la Conchiglia’ (a cura di M. A. Borrello): 53-70. [Preistoria Alpina, Suppl. 1, 40].
2006 Bracciali in conchiglia del Neolitico italiano: Distribuzione, inquadramento culturale e tecnologia. In Preistoria dell’Italia Settentrionale: Studi in ricordo di Bernardino Bagolini. Atti del Convegno, sezione poster, Udine, 23-24 settembre 2005: 437-46. Udine.
2010 Nuovi dati da vecchie collezioni: I bracciali neolitici in conchiglia di Cala Tramontana (San Domino, Isole Tremiti)Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona (Geologia Paleontologia Preistoria) 34: 2 3-36.

Miller, Michele Ann
1996 The manufacture of cockle shell beads at Early Neolithic Franchti Cave, Greece: A case of craft specialization? Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 9(1): 7-37.
1997 Jewels of Shell and Stone, Clay and Bone: The Production, Function and Distribution of Aegean Stone Age Ornaments [Volume I: Text & Volume II: Illustrations and Appendices]. Boston: Department of Anthropology, Boston University [PhD dissertation].
2002 Grindstones in Greek Neolithic ornament production. In Moudre et Broyer. L’interprétation fonctionnelle de l’outillage de mouture et de broyage dans la Préhistoire et l’Antiquité II: Archéologie et Histoire: Du Paléolithique au Moyen Âge (éd. H. Procopiou & R. Treuil): 45-56. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique [CTHS-Sciences, 3].
2003 Technical aspects of ornament production at Sitagroi. In Prehistoric Sitagroi: Excavations in Northeast Greece, 1968-1970. Volume 2: The Final Report (ed. E. S. Elster & C. Renfrew): 369-82. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California [Monumenta Archæologica, 20].

Mould, Catherine A., Christine Ridley & Kenneth A. Wardle
2000 The small finds [The shell small finds; Ornaments of stone, clay and shell]. In Servia I: Anglo-Hellenic Rescue Excavation 1971-1973 (ed. C. A. Mould, C. Ridley & K. Wardle): 276-285;285-288. Athens: British School of Archaeologyat Athens [Supplementary vol. 32].

Müller, Johannes
1995 Neolithische und Chalkolithische Spondylus-Artefakte: Anmerkungen zu Verbietung, Tauschgebiet und sozialer Funktion. In ΧΡΟΝΟΣ: Beiträge zur prähistorischen Archäologie zwischen Nord- und Südosteuropa. Festschrift für Bernhard Hänsel (Hrsg. C. Becker, M.-L. Dunkelmann, C. Metzner-Nebelsick, H. Peter-Röcher, M. Roeder & B. Teržan): 91-106. Espelkamp: Verlag Marie Leidorf [Internationale Archäologie, Studia Honoraria 1].

Müller, Johannes, A. Herrera & N. Knossalla
1996 Spondylus und Dechsel: Zwei gegensätzliche Hinweise auf Prestige in der mitteleuropäischen Linearbandkeramik? In Prestige – Prestigegüter – Sozialstrukturen: Beispiele aus dem europäischen und vorderasiatischen Neolithikum (Hrsg. J. Müller & R. Bernbeck): 81-96. Bonn: Rudolph Habelt Verlag [Archäologische Berichte, Bd. 6].

Neugebauer-Maresch, Christine
1992 Der bandkeramische Friedhof von Kleinhadersdorf, NÖ. Archäologie Österreichs 3(1): 5-11.

Nieszery, Norbert
1995 Linearbandkeramische Gräberfelder in Bayern (Aiterhofen-Ödmühle, Senkhofen, Mangolding und Dillingen-Steinheim). Espelkamp: Verlag Marie Leidorf [Internationale Archäologie, 16].

Nieszery, Norbert & L. Brienl
1993 Zur Trageweise des Spondylusschmucks in der Linearbanderkeramik. Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt 23(4): 427-38.

Nikolaidou, Marianna
1997 Ornament production and use at Sitagroi, Northeast Greece: Symbolic and social implications of an Early Bronze Age technology. In TEXNH: Craftsmen, Craftswomen and Craftsmanship in the Aegean Bronze Age (éd. R. Laffineur & P. P. Betancourt): 177-96. Liège & Austin: Annales d’Archéologie Egéenne de l’Université de Liège & University of Texas at Austin, Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory [Aegæum, 16].
2003 Items of adornment. In Prehistoric Sitagroi: Excavations in Northeast Greece, 1968-1970. Volume 2: The Final Report (ed. E. S. Elster & C. Renfrew): 331-60; 383-402. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California [Monumenta Archæologica, 20].
2007 Ritualized technologies in the Aegean Neolithic? The crafts of adornment. In The Archaeology of Ritual (ed. E. Kyriakidis): 183-208. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California [Cotsen Advanced Seminar, 3].
2011 Lives and journeys, of Spondylus and people: A story to conclude. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 223-237. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Nikolaidou, Marianna & Fotis Ifantidis
2011 A volume on Spondylus. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 3-8. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Pappa, Maria
2009 Neolithikos oikismos Makrygialou Pierias: Antikeimena apo Spondylus gaederopus. In Kermatia Filias: Timitikos tomos gia ton Ioanni Touratsoglou, Tomos B: Epigrafiki – Archaiologia – Varia: 533-45. Athens: Ministry of Culture – Numismatic Museum.

Pappa, Maria & Rena Veropoulidou
2011 The Neolithic settlement at Makriyalos, Northern Greece: Evidence from the Spondylus gaederopus artifacts. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 105-121. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Pavúk, Juraj
1972 Neolithisches Gräberfeld in Nitra. Slovenská Archeológia 20: 5-105.

Podborský, Vladimír
2002 Spondylový šperk v hrobech lidu s lineární keramikou ve Vedrovicích. Archeologické rozhledy LIV: 223-40.
2002 Dvě pohřebiště neolitického lidu s lineární keramikou ve Vedrovicích na Moravě – Zwei Gräberfelder des neolithischen Volkes mit Linearbandkeramik in Vedrovice in Mähren. Brno: Masarykovy University Philosophy Faculty, Dept. of Archaeology & Museology.

Prummel, Wietske
2001 Spiny oyster (Spondylus gaederopus) consumption during the Middle Bronze Age in Thessaly, Greece. In Patina: Essays Presented to Jay Jordan Butler on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday (ed. W. Metz, B. L. van Beek & H. Steegstra): 465-471. Croningen, Amsterdam: W. H. Metz, B. L. van Beek and H. Steegstra private publishers.
2005 Molluscs from a Middle Bronze Age site and two Hellenistic sites in Thessaly, Greece. In Archaeomalacology: Molluscs in Former Environments of Human Behaviour [Proccedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of Archaeozoology, Durham, August 2002] (ed. D. Bar-Yosef Mayer): 107-21. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Reese, David S.
1987 Marine and fresh-water Molluscs. In Paradeisos: A Late Neolithic Settlement in Aegean Thrace (ed. P. Hellström): 9-39. Stockholm: Medelhavsmuseet [Memoir, 7].

Renfrew, Colin
1973 Trade and craft specialisation. In Neolithic Greece (ed. D. R. Theocharis): 179-200. Athens: Cultural Foundation of National Bank of Greece.

Resch, Friedrich & Karol German
1995 Schmuck aus Spondylus-Muscheln von Parţa. Acta Musei Nacopensis 32: 351-8.

Rigaud, Solange
2001 La parure: Traceur de la géographie culturelle et des dynamiques de peuplement au passage Mésolithique-Néolithique en EuropeBordeaux: Université Sciences et Technologies [Thèse de Doctorat].

Rodden, Robert J.
1970 The spondylus-shell trade and the beginning of the Vinča culture. In Actes du VIII Congrès International des Sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques I (éd. J. Filip): 411-3. Prague: Institut d’Archéologie.

Schuster, Cristian
2002 Zu den Spondylus-Funden in Rumänien. Thraco-Dacica 23: 37-83.

Séfèriadès, Michel Louis
1995a Préhistoire: Le commerce des spondyles, de la mer Egée á la Manche. Archéologia (Dijon) 309: 42-50.
1995b Spondylus Gaederopus: The earliest European long distance exchange system – A symbolic and structural archaeological approach to Neolithic societies. Poročilo o raziskovanju paleolitika, neolitika in eneolitika v Sloveniji XXII: 238-45.
1996 La route néolithique des spondyles de la Méditerranée à la Manche. In Nature et Culture: Actes du colloque international de Liège, 13-17 décembre 1993 (ed. M. Otte): 289-356. Liège: Editions E.R.A.U.L.
2000 Spondylus Gaederopus: Some observations on the earliest European long distance exchange system. In Karanovo, Band III: Beiträge zum Neolithikum in Südosteuropa (Hrsg. S. Hiller & V. Nikolov): 423-37. Wien: Phoibos Verlag.
2003 Note sur l’origine et la signification des objets en spondyle de Hongrie dans le cadre du Néolithique et de l’Énéolithique européens. In Morgenrot der Kulturen: Festschrift für Nándor Kalicz zum 75. Geburtstag (Hrsg. J. Erzsébet & P. Raczky): 353-73. Budapest: Archaeolingua.
2009 Spondylus and long-distance trade in Prehistoric Europe. In The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley, 5000-3500 BC (ed. D. W. Antony & J. Y. Chi): 178-91. Princeton, N.J.; Woodstock: Princeton University Press.
2011 Protohistoric Spondylus gaederopus L. shell – Some considerations on the earliest European long-distance exchanges related to shamanism In Exotica in the Prehistoric Mediterranean (ed. A. Vianello): 3-12. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Shackleton, Judith C.
1984 Spondylus artifacts in Neolithic Europe: An overview. American Journal of Archaeology 88(2): 259.
1988 Marine Molluscan Remains from Franchthi Cave. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press [Excavations at Franchthi Cave, Greece, Fascicle 4].

Shackleton, Judith C. & Henry Elderfield
1990 Strontium isotope dating of the source of Neolithic European Spondylus shell artifacts. Antiquity 64: 312-5.

Shackleton, Nicholas J.
2003 Preliminary report on the molluscan remains at Sitagroi. In Prehistoric Sitagroi: Excavations in Northeast Greece, 1968-1970. Volume 2: The Final Report (ed. E. S. Elster & C. Renfrew): 331-60; 361-5. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California [Monumenta Archæologica, 20].

Shackleton, Nicholas J. & Colin Renfrew
1970 Neolithic trade routes realigned by oxygen isotope analyses. Nature 228: 1062-5.

Siklósi, Zsusanna
2004 Prestige goods in the Neolithic of the Carpathian Basin: Material manifestations of social differentiation. Acta Archæologica Academiæ Scientiarum Hungaricæ 55: 1-62.

Siklósi, Zsusanna & Piroska Csengeri
2011 Reconsideration of Spondylus usage in the Middle and Late Neolithic of the Carpathian Basin. In Spondylus in Prehistory: New Data and Approaches – Contributions to the Archaeology of Shell Technologies (ed. F. Ifantidis & M. Nikolaidou): 47-62. Oxford: Archaeopress [British Archaeological Reports, Int. Ser. 2216].

Stifft-Gottlieb, Angela
1939 Linearkeramische Gräber mit Spondylusschmuck aus Eggenburg, Niederdonau. Mitteilungen der Anthropologischen Gesellschaft 69: 149-65.

Sztancs, Diana-Maria & Corneliu Beldiman-Gottlieb, Angela
2004 Podoabe preistorice din materii dure animale: O mărgea de Spondylus sp. Descoperită în peştera din Bordu Mare (sat Ohaba-Ponor, com. Pui, jud. Hunedoara). Revista Bistriţei XVIII: 9-21.

Taborin, Yvette
1974 La parure en coquillage de l’Epi-paléolithique au Bronze ancien en France. Gallia Préhistoire 17(1); 17(2): 101-79; 307-417.

Theodoropoulou, Anastasia
2007 L’exploitation des ressources aquatiques en Egée septentrionale aux périodes pré- et protohistoriques.  Paris: Université de Paris I [Thèse de Doctorat].
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Todorova, Henrieta
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