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Books
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco. 2011. Homo Symbolicus: The Dawn of Language, Imagination and Spirituality. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 237 pages. ISBN: 9789027211897.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Hombert, Jean-Marie. 2009. Becoming Eloquent. Advances in the emergence of language, human cognition, and modern cultures. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 289 pages. ISBN: 978 90 272 3269 4.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Hombert, Jean-Marie. 2009. Becoming Eloquent: Advances in the emergence of language, human cognition, and modern cultures. John Benjamins Publishing Company. 289 pages. ISBN: 9789027232694.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Backwell, Lucinda. 2005. From Tools to Symbols. Form Early Hominids to Modern Humans. Witwatersrand University Press. ISBN: 1868144178.
  • Zilhão, João; d'Errico, Francesco. 2003. The chronology of the Aurignacian and of the transitional technocomplexes. Dating, stratigraphies, cultural implications. Proceeding of the Symposium 6.1 of the XIVth Congress of the UISPP. ISBN: 972-8662-15-7.
Journal articles
  • Banks, William E.; d'Errico, Francesco. 2019. La chronologie des couches Châtelperroniennes de la Grotte du Renne. Paleo.
  • Dayet, Laure; Faivre, Jean-Philippe; Le Bourdonnec, F.X.; Discamps, Emmanuel; Royer, Aurélien; Claud, Emilie; Lahaye, Christelle; cantin, Nadia; Tartar, Elise; Queffelec, Alain; Gravina, Brad; Turq, Alain; d'Errico, Francesco. 2019. Manganese and iron oxide use at Combe-Grenal (Dordogne, France): A proxy for cultural change in Neanderthal communities. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 25: 239-256. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.03.027
  • Julien, M; Vanhaeren, Marian; d'Errico, Francesco. 2019. L’industrie osseuse châtelperronienne de la Grotte du Renne, (Arcy-sur-Cure. Paleo.
  • Li, Zhanyang; Doyon, Luc; Li, Hao; Wang, Quiang; Zhang, zhongqiang; Zhao, Qingpo; d'Errico, Francesco. 2019. Engraved bones from the archaic hominin site of Lingjing,Henan Province. Antiquity. doi: https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2019.81
  • Meijer, Hanneke; d'Errico, Francesco; Queffelec, Alain; Kurniawan, Iwan; Setiabudi, Erick; Sutisna, Indra; Brumm, Adam; Van Den Bergh, Gerrit D. 2019. Characterization of bone surface modifications on an Early to Middle Pleistocene bird assemblage from Mata Menge (Flores, Indonesia) using multifocus and confocal microscopy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 529: 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.05.025
  • Pitarch Marti, Africa; d'Errico, Francesco; Turq, Alain; Lebraud, E; Discamps, Emmanuel; Gravina, Brad. 2019. Provenance, modification and use of manganese-rich rocks at Le Moustier (Dordogne, France). PLoS ONE. 14. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218568
  • Vanhaeren, Marian; Julien, M; d'Errico, Francesco; Mourer-Chauviré, C; Lozouet, P. 2019. Les objets de parure. Paleo.
  • Vanhaeren, Marian; Wadley, Lyn; d'Errico, Francesco. 2019. Variability in Still Bay symbolic traditions: the marine shell beads from Sibudu Cave, South Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Chicki, Lounes. 2019. La nascita delle culture umane. Le Scienze. 609: 42-51.
  • Backwell, Lucinda R.; d'Errico, Francesco; Banks, William E.; de la Pena, Paloma Garcia; Sievers, Christine; Stratford, Dominic; Lennox, Sandra J; Wojcieszak, Marine; Bordy, Emese M; Bradfield, Justin; Wadley, Lyn. 2018. New Excavations at Border Cave, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of Field Archaeology. 43: 417-436. doi: 10.1080/00934690.2018.1504544
  • Backwell, Lucinda; Bradfield, Justin; Carlson, Kristian J.; Jashashvili, Tea; Wadley, Lyn; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. The antiquity of bow-and-arrow technology: evidence from Middle Stone Age layers at Sibudu Cave. Antiquity. 92: 289-303. doi: 10.15184/aqy.2018.11
  • Brooks, Alison S; Yellen, John; Potts, Richard; Behrensmeyer, Anna K; Deino, Alan; Leslie, David; Ambrose, Stanley; Ferguson, Jeffrey; d'Errico, Francesco; Zipkin, Andrew; Whittaker, Scott; Post, Jeffrey; Veatch, Elizabeth; Foecke, Kimberly; Clark, Jennifer B. 2018. Long-distance stone transport and pigment use in the earliest Middle Stone Age. Science. 360: 90-94. doi: 10.1126/science.aao2646
  • Colagé, Ivan; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Culture: the driving force of human cognition. Topics in Cognitive Science. Published 2018-07-22. doi: 10.1111/tops.12372
  • Doyon, Luc; Li, Zhanyang; Li, Hao; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Discovery of circa 115,000-year-old bone retouchers at Lingjing, Henan, China. PLoS ONE. 13: 1-16. Published 2018-04-12. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194318
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Dayet, Laure; Queffelec, Alain; Pollarolo, Luca. 2018. An abstract drawing from the 73,000-year-old levels at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Nature. 562: 115-118. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0514-3
  • Majkic, Ana; d'Errico, Francesco; Stepanchuk, Vadim. 2018. Assessing the significance of Palaeolithic engraved cortexes. A case study from the Mousterian site of Kiik-Koba, Crimea. PLoS ONE. 13: 1-26. Published 2018-05-02. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195049
  • Mellet, Emmanuel; Salagnon, Mathilde; Majkic, Ana; Cremona, S; Joliot, M; Mazoyer, Bernard; Tzourio Mazoyer, Nathalie; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Neuroimaging supports the representational nature of the earliest human engravings. Royal Society Open Science. 6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.190086
  • Pitarch Marti, Africa; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Seeking black. Geochemical characterization by PIXE of Palaeolithic manganese-rich lumps and their potential sources. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 50: 54-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jaa.2018.03.004
  • Scerri, Eleanor ML; Thomas, Mark G.; Manica, Andrea; Gunz, Philipp; Stock, Jay T; Stringer, Chris; Grove, Matt; Groucutt, Huw S.; Timmermann, Axel; Rightmire, G Philip; d'Errico, Francesco; Tryon, Christian A; Drake, Nick A; Brooks, Alison S; Dennell, Robin W; Durbin, Richard; Henn, Brenna M.; Lee-Thorp, Julia; deMenocal, Peter; Petraglia, Michael D.; Thompson, Jessica C'; Scally, Aylwyn; Chikhi, Lounes. 2018. Did Our Species Evolve in Subdivided Populations across Africa, and Why Does It Matter? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 33. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.05.005
  • Shipton, Ceri; Roberts, Patrick; Archer, Will; Armitage, Simon James; Bita, Caesar; Blinkhorn, James; Courtney-Mustaphi, Colin; Crowther, Alison; Curtis, Richard; d'Errico, Francesco; Douka, Katerina; Faulkner, Patrick; Groucutt, Huw S.; Helm, Richard; Herries, Andy I.R.; Jembe, Severinus; Kourampas, Nikos; Lee-Thorp, Julia; Marchant, Rob; Mercader, Julio; Marti, Africa Pitarch; Prendergast, Mary E.; Rowson, Ben; Tengeza, Amini; Tibesasa, Ruth; White, Tom S.; Petraglia, Michael D.; Boivin, Nicole. 2018. 78,000-year-old record of Middle and Later stone age innovation in an East African tropical forest. Nature Communications. 9:1832: 1-8. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04057-3
  • Shipton, Ceri; Roberts, Patrick; Archer, Will; Armitage, Simon James; Bita, Caesar; Blinkhorn, James; Courtney-Mustaphi, Colin; Crowther, Alison; Curtis, Richard; d'Errico, Francesco; Douka, Katerina; Faulkner, Patrick; Groucutt, Huw S.; Helm, Richard; Herries, Andy I.R.; Jembe, Severinus; Kourampas, Nikos; Lee-Thorp, Julia; Marchant, Rob; Mercader, Julio; Marti, Africa Pitarch; Prendergast, Mary E.; Rowson, Ben; Tengeza, Amini; Tibesasa, Ruth; White, Tom S.; Petraglia, Michael D.; Boivin, Nicole. 2018. Publisher Correction: 78,000-year-old record of middle and later stone age innovation in an East African tropical forest. Nature Communications. 9. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04753-0
  • Zhang, Shuangquan; Doyon, Luc; Zhang, Yue; Gao, Xing; Chen, Fuyou; Guan, Ying; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Innovation in bone technology and artefact types in the Late Upper Palaeolithic of China: Insights from Shuidonggou Locality 12. Journal of Archaeological Science. 93: 82-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2018.03.003
  • d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Finding Meaning. Natural History. 9: 30-33.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Chicki, Lounes. 2018. Ni d’Eve ni d’Adam : Les origines d’Homo sapiens. Archéologia. 569: 12-13.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Colagé, Ivan. 2018. Cultural Exaptation, Cultural Neural Reuse: A mechanism for the emergence of modern culture and behaviour. Biological Theory. 13: 213-227. doi: 10.1007/s13752-018-0306-x
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Doyon, Luc; Colagé, Ivan; Queffelec, Alain; Le Vraux, Emma; Giacobini, Giacomo; Vandermeersch, Bernard; Maureille, Bruno. 2018. From number sense to number symbols. An archaeological perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. 373: 1-10. Published 2018-01-01. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0518
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Doyon, Luc; Zhang, Shuangquan; Baumann, Malvina; Lázničková-Galetová, Martina; Gao, Xing; Chen, Fuyou; Zhang, Yue. 2018. The origin and evolution of sewing technologies in Eurasia and North America. Journal of Human Evolution. 125: 71-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.10.004
  • Pitarch Marti, Africa; Wei, Yi; Gao, Xing; d'Errico, Francesco. 2017. The earliest evidence of coloured ornaments in China: The ochred ostrich eggshell beads from Shuidonggou Locality 2. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 48: 102-113. doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.jaa.2017.07.002
  • Puech, Elysandre; Urrego, Dunia; Sanchez Goni, Maria Fernanda; Backwell, Lucinda; d'Errico, Francesco. 2017. Vegetation and environmental changes at Wonderkrater, Limpopo, South Africa. Implications for Middle Stone Age cultural adaptations. Quaternary Research. 88: 313-326.
  • Wei, Yi; d'Errico, Francesco; Vanhaeren, Marian; Peng, F; Chen, F; Gao, Xing. 2017. A technological and morphological study of Late Paleolithic ostrich eggshell beads from Shuidonggou, North China. Journal of Archaeological Science. 85: 83-104. doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2017.07.003
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Banks, William E.; Warren, Dan L.; Sgubin, Giovanni; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Henshilwood, Christopher; Daniau, A; Goñi, María Fernanda Sánchez. 2017. Identifying early modern human ecological niche expansions and associated cultural dynamics in the South African Middle Stone Age. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114: 7869-7876. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620752114
  • d'Errico, Francesco; E. Banks, William. 2017. Reply to Read: Middle Stone Age cultural variability and the risk hypothesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114: E10509-E10509. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1717505114
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Dayet Bouillot, Laure; García-Diez, Marcos; Pitarch Marti, Africa; Garrido Pimentel, Daniel; Zilhão, João. 2016. The technology of the earliest European cave paintings: El Castillo Cave, Spain. Journal of Archaeological Science. 70: 48-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2016.03.007
  • Joordens, Josephine C.A.; d'Errico, Francesco; Wesselingh, Frank P.; Munro, Stephen; de Vos, John; Wallinga, Jakob; Ankjærgaard, Christina; Reimann, Tony; Wijbrans, Jan R.; Kuiper, Klaudia F.; Mücher, Herman J.; Coqueugniot, Hélène; Prié, Vincent; Joosten, Ineke; van Os, Bertil; Schulp, Anne S.; Panuel, Michel; van der Haas, Victoria; Lustenhouwer, Wim; Reijmer, John J.G.; Roebroeks, Wil. 2015. Homo erectus at Trinil on Java used shells for tool production and engraving. Nature. 518: 228-231. doi: 10.1038/nature13962
  • Rifkin, Riaan; Dayet, Laure; Queffelec, Alain; Summers, Beverley; Lategan, Marlize; d'Errico, Francesco. 2015. Evaluating the photoprotective effects of ochre on human skin by in vivo SPF assessment: Implications for human evolution, adaptation and dispersal. PLoS ONE. 10:e0136090. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136090
  • Rifkin, Riaan; d'Errico, Francesco; Dayet-Boulliot, Laure; Summers, Beverley. 2015. Assessing the photoprotective effects of red ochre on human skin by in vitro laboratory experiments. South African Journal of Science. 111. doi: 10.17159/sajs.2015/20140202
  • Rigaud, Solange; d'Errico, Francesco; Vanhaeren, Marian. 2015. Ornaments reveal resistance of North European cultures to the spread of farming. PLoS ONE. 10:e0121166. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121166
  • Val, Aurore; Dirks, Paul H.G.M.; Backwell, Lucinda R.; d'Errico, Francesco; Berger, Lee R. 2015. Taphonomic analysis of the faunal assemblage associated with the hominins (Australopithecus sediba) from the early pleistocene cave deposits of Malapa, South Africa. PLoS ONE. 10:e0126904. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126904
  • Zilhão, João; Banks, William E.; d'Errico, Francesco; Gioia, Patrizia. 2015. Analysis of site formation and assemblage integrity does not support attribution of the Uluzzian to modern humans at Grotta del Cavallo. PLoS ONE. 10:e0131181. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131181
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Banks, William E. 2015. The archaeology of teaching: a conceptual framework. Cambridge Archaeological Journal. 25: 859-866. doi: 10.1017/S0959774315000384
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Banks, William E. 2015. Tephra studies and the reconstruction of Middle-to-Upper Paleolithic cultural trajectories. Quaternary Science Reviews. 118: 182-193. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.05.014
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Vanhaeren, Marian; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Henshilwood, Christopher; Erasmus, Rudolph M. 2015. Assessing the accidental versus deliberate color modification of shell beads. A case study on perforated Nassarius kraussianus from Blombos Cave Middle Stone Age levels. Archaeometry. 57: 51-76. doi: 10.1111/arcm.12072
  • Backwell, Lucinda R.; McCarthy, Terence C.; Wadley, Lyn; Henderson, Zoë; Steininger, Christine M.; deKlerk, Bonita; Barré, Magali; Lamothe, Michel; Chase, Brian; Woodborne, Stephan; Susino, George J.; Bamford, Marion K.; Sievers, Christine; Brink, James S.; Rossouw, Lloyd; Pollarolo, Luca; Trower, Gary; Scott, Louis; d'Errico, Francesco. 2014. Multiproxy record of late Quaternary climate change and Middle Stone Age human occupation at Wonderkrater, South Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews. 99: 42-59. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.017
  • Dayet, Laure; d'Errico, Francesco; Garcia-Moreno, Renata. 2014. Searching for consistencies in Châtelperronian pigment use. Journal of Archaeological Science. 44: 180-193. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2014.01.032
  • Rigaud, Solange; Vanhaeren, Marian; Queffelec, Alain; Le Bourdon, Gwenaelle; d'Errico, Francesco. 2014. The way we wear makes the difference: Residue analysis applied to Mesolithic personal ornaments from Hohlenstein-Stadel (Germany). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. 6: 133-144. doi: 10.1007/s12520-013-0169-9
  • Rigaud, Solange; d'Errico, Francesco; Vanhaeren, Marian; Peñalber, Xavier. 2014. A short-term, task-specific site: Epipalaeolithic settlement patterns inferred from marine shells found at Praileaitz I (Basque Country, Spain). Journal of Archaeological Science. 41: 666-678. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.10.009
  • Rodriguez-Vidal, Joaquin; d'Errico, Francesco; Pacheco, Francisco Giles; Blasco, Ruth; Rosell, Jordi; Jennings, Richard P.; Queffelec, Alain; Finlayson, Geraldine; Fa, Darren A.; López, José Maria Gutiérres; Carrión, José S.; Negro, Juan José; Finlayson, Stewart; Cáceres, Luís M.; Bernal, Marco A.; Jiménez, Santiago Fernández; Finlayson, Clive. 2014. A rock engraving made by Neanderthals in Gibraltar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 13301-13306. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411529111
  • Rosso, Daniela Eugenia; d'Errico, Francesco; Zilhão, João. 2014. Stratigraphic and spatial distribution of ochre and ochre processing tools at Porc-Epic Cave, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Quaternary International. 343: 85-99. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.10.019
  • Wright, Duncan; Nejman, Ladislav; d'Errico, Francesco; Kralik, Miroslav; Wood, Rachel; Ivanov, Martin; Hladilová, Šárka. 2014. An Early Upper Palaeolithic decorated bone tubular rod from Pod Hradem Cave, Czech Republic. Antiquity. 88: 30-46.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Henshilwood, Christopher; Garcia-Moreno, Renata; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Coquinot, Yvan; Menu, Michel; Jacobs, Zenobia; Lauritzen, Stein-Erik. 2014. Il y a 100 000 ans, un atelier pour la préparation et le stockage de mélanges pigmentés. Paleo. 117-124.
  • Banks, William E.; Antunes, Nicolas; Rigaud, Solange; d'Errico, Francesco. 2013. Ecological constraints on the first prehistoric farmers in Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science. 40: 2746-2753. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2013.02.013
  • Banks, William E.; d'Errico, Francesco; Zilhão, João. 2013. Revisiting the chronology of the Proto-Aurignacian and the Early Aurignacian in Europe: A reply to Higham et al.'s comments on Banks et al. (2013). Journal of Human Evolution. 65: 810-817. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.08.004
  • Banks, William E.; d'Errico, Francesco; Zilhão, João. 2013. Human-climate interaction during the Early Upper Paleolithic: testing the hypothesis of an adaptive shift between the Proto-Aurignacian and the Early Aurignacian. Journal of Human Evolution. 64: 39-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.10.001
  • Goñi, María Fernanda Sánchez; Bard, Edouard; Landais, Amaelle; Rossignol, Linda; d'Errico, Francesco. 2013. Air-sea temperature decoupling in western Europe during the last interglacial-glacial transition. Nature Geoscience. 6: 837-841. doi: 10.1038/NGEO1924
  • Peresani, Marco; Vanhaeren, Marian; Quaggiotto, Ermanno; Queffelec, Alain; d'Errico, Francesco. 2013. An ochered fossil marine shell From the mousterian of Fumane Cave, Italy. PLoS ONE. 8. 15 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068572
  • Vanhaeren, Marian; d'Errico, Francesco; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Henshilwood, Christopher; Erasmus, Rudolph M. 2013. Thinking strings: Additional evidence for personal ornament use in the Middle Stone Age at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution. 64: 500-517. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.02.001
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Banks, William E. 2013. Identifying Mechanisms behind Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age Cultural Trajectories. Current Anthropology. 54: S371-S387.
  • Backwell, Lucinda R.; Parkinson, Alexander H.; Roberts, Eric M.; d'Errico, Francesco; Huchet, Jean-Bernard. 2012. Criteria for identifying bone modification by termites in the fossil record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 337: 72-87. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.03.032
  • Salomon, Hélène; Vignaud, Colette; Coquinot, Yvan; Beck, Lucile; Stringer, Chris; Strivay, David; d'Errico, Francesco. 2012. SELECTION AND HEATING OF COLOURING MATERIALS IN THE MOUSTERIAN LEVEL OF ES-SKHUL (c. 100 000 YEARS BP, MOUNT CARMEL, ISRAEL). Archaeometry. 54: 698-722. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.2011.00649.x
  • Villa, Paola; Soriano, Sylvain; Tsanova, Tsenka; Degano, Ilaria; Higham, Thomas F.G.; d'Errico, Francesco; Backwell, Lucinda; Lucejko, Jeannette J.; Colombini, Maria Perla; Beaumont, Peter B. 2012. Border cave and the beginning of the later stone age in South Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 13208-13213. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1202629109
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Backwell, Lucinda R.; Wadley, Lyn. 2012. Identifying regional variability in Middle Stone Age bone technology: The case of Sibudu Cave. Journal of Archaeological Science. 39: 2479-2495. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.01.040
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Backwell, Lucinda; Villa, Paola; Degano, Ilaria; Lucejko, Jeannette J.; Bamford, Marion K.; Higham, Thomas F.G.; Colombini, Maria Perla; Beaumont, Peter B. 2012. Early evidence of San material culture represented by organic artifacts from Border Cave, South Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 13214-13219. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1204213109
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Backwell, Lucinda; Villa, Paola; Degano, Ilaria; Lucejko, Jeannette J.; Bamford, Marion K.; Higham, Thomas F.G.; Colombini, Maria Perla; Beaumont, Peter B. 2012. Reply to Evans: Use of poison remains the most parsimonious explanation for Border Cave castor bean extract. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: E3291-E3292. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1214711109
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Moreno, Renata García; Rifkin, Riaan F. 2012. Technological, elemental and colorimetric analysis of an engraved ochre fragment from the Middle Stone Age levels of Klasies River Cave 1, South Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science. 39: 942-952. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.10.032
  • Banks, William E.; Thierry, Aubry; d'Errico, Francesco; Zilhão, João; Lira-Noriega, Andrés; Peterson, A. Townsend. 2011. Eco-cultural niches of the Badegoulian: Unraveling links between cultural adaptation and ecology during the Last Glacial Maximum in France. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 30: 359-374. doi: 10.1016/j.jaa.2011.05.003
  • Caron, Francois; d'Errico, Francesco; Del Moral, Pierre; Santos, Frédéric; Zilhão, João. 2011. The reality of Neandertal symbolic behavior at the Grotte du Renne, Arcy-sur-Cure, France. PLoS ONE. 6. 11 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021545
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise; Coquinot, Yvan; Jacobs, Zenobia; Lauritzen, Stein-Erik; Menu, Michel; Garcia-Moreno, Renata. 2011. A 100,000-Year-Old Ochre-Processing Workshop at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Science. 334: 219-222. doi: 10.1126/science.1211535
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Rigaud, Solange. 2011. Crache perforée dans le Gravettien du Sire (Mirefleurs, Puy-de-Dôme): Etude archéozoologique, technologique et fonctionelle. Paleo. 22. 301-310.
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco; Watts, Ian. 2009. Engraved ochres from the Middle Stone Age levels at Blombos Cave, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution. 57: 27-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2009.01.005
  • Wohlfarth, Barbara; Helmens, Karin; Wastegård, Stefan; Bohncke, Sjoerd; Renssen, Hans; Sanchez-Goni, Maria Fernanda; d'Errico, Francesco; Rasmussen, Tine Lander; Johnsen, Sigfus J.; Spötl, C. 2007. RESOLuTION – Rapid climatic and environmental shifts during Oxygen Isotope Stages 2 and 3 – linking high-resolution terrestrial, ice core and marine archives. Pages News. 15: 7-8.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2007. Additional evidence for bone technology in the southern African middle stone age. Journal of Human Evolution. 52: 142-163. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2006.08.003
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Henshilwood, Christopher; Vanhaeren, Marian; Van Niekerk, Karen Loise. 2005. Nassarius kraussianus shell beads from Blombos Cave: evidence for symbolic behaviour in the Middle Stone Age. Journal of Human Evolution. 48: 3-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2004.09.002
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco; Vanhaeren, Marian; Niekerk, Karen van; Jacobs, Zenobia. 2004. Middle stone age shell beads from South Africa. Science. 304: 404-404.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Henshilwood, Christopher; Lawson, Graeme; Vanhaeren, Marian; Tillier, Anne-Marie; Soressi, Marie; Bresson, Frédérique; Maureille, Bruno; Nowell, April; Lakarra, Joseba; Backwell, Lucinda; Julienlo, Michèle. 2004. Archaeological evidence for the emergence of language, symbolism, and music - An alternative multidisciplinary perspective. Journal of world prehistory. 17: 1-70.
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco. 2002. Emergence of Modern Human Behaviour: Middle Stone Age engravings from South Africa. Science. 1278-1280.
  • Henshilwood, Christopher; d'Errico, Francesco. 2001. An early bone tool industry from the Middle Stone Age at Blombos Cave, South Africa: implications for the origins of modern human behaviour, symbolism and language. Journal of Human Evolution. 631-678.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2001. An engraved bone fragment from ca. 75 kyr Middle Stone Age levels at Blombos Cave, South Africa: implications for the origin of symbolism. Antiquity. 309-318.
Book sections
  • Majkic, Ana; d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Ornaments: early shell jewellery. Chapter 8, pages . In:
    • Callan, Hilary. 2018. The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. John Wiley & Sons. 10000 pages. ISBN: 978-0-470-65722-5.
  • d'Errico, Francesco. 2018. Le premier désordre du monde documenté par l’archéologie. Kapittel, pages 45-58. In:
    • Courtet, Catherine; Besson, Mireille; Lavocat, Francoise; Viala, Alain. 2018. Le désordre du monde. CNRS Editions. 368 pages. ISBN: 978-2-271-12042-7.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Caruana, Matthew V.; Backwell, Lucinda. 2013. Early hominin social learning strategies underlying the use and production of bone and stone tools. Part IV Archaeological perspectives, pages 242-286. In:
    • Sanz, Crickette; Call, Josep; Boesch, Christophe. 2013. Tool Use in Animals. Cognition and Ecology. Cambridge University Press. 322 pages. ISBN: 9781107011199.
  • d'Errico, Francesco; Henshilwood, Christopher. 2011. Introduction. Forord, pages vii-x. In:
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