S1 Fig. Time-series of pithouse and site counts

S1 Fig. Time-series of pithouse and site counts Conclusion The use of SPD for inferring past population dynamics has recently sparked debate, raising questions concerning the reliability of the underlying data and its general validity as a proxy (e.g. [45,74–76]). As it stands, the advantages provided by SPD over alternative methods outweighs its potentials limitations. […]