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Author Moloney, Norah

Title Lithic Analysis at the Millennium
Published Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (230 pages)
Series UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications
Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Lithic Analysis at the Millennium: Introduction; I Interpretative Approaches to Lithic Analysis; 1 Recent Investigations into the Later Acheulean of the Makapansgat Region, Northern Province, South Africa; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Investigating Middle-Pleistocene behaviour in the Makapansgat environs; 1.3 Landscape survey in the Makapansgat environs; 1.4 Survey results; 1.5 Locality variation and find spot density; 1.6 Technological behaviour at the local scale; 1.7 Raw material use at the Cave of Hearths
1.8 The geology of raw materials around the Cave of Hearths1.9 Hominid use of these landscapes; 1.10 The relationship between the landscape and the Cave of Hearths; 1.11 Quartzite and the transport web; 1.12 Factory localities in the Makapansgat environs?; 1.13 The non-quartzite raw materials; 1.14 Conclusions; 2 The Mousterian Lithic Assemblages from Ras El-Kelb Cave, Lebanon; 2.1 Setting and excavation; 2.2 The industry; 2.3 Raw material; 2.4 Technological and typological considerations; 2.5 The chaîne opératoire at Ras el-Kelb; 2.6 Faunal and lithic evidence for subsistence
2.7 Engravings on flint: a note of caution2.8 Dating; 2.9 Conclusion; 3 The Mousterian in Action: Chronology, Mobility, and Middle Palaeolithic Variability; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Middle Palaeolithic technology: some historical aspects and salient points; 3.3 Middle Palaeolithic technological variability; 3.4 Chronological range and patterning of the Middle Palaeolithic; 3.5 Technology and mobility; 3.6 Mobility and technology in Neanderthal societies: an interpretative model; 3.7 Conclusion: the Mousterian in action
4 A Late Upper Palaeolithic Flint Workshop from Rogalinek near Poznań, West Poland4.1 Introduction and circumstances of discovery; 4.2 Description of materials; 4.3 Refitting; 4.4 Method of knapping; 4.5 Site interpretation and dating; 4.6 Conclusion; 5 The Çatalhöyük Obsidian Hoards: a Contextual Analysis of Technology; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The Çatalhöyük obsidian hoards; 5.3 Discussion; 5.4 Summary; 6 Flint Use in Later Bronze Age and Iron Age England? Some Criteria for Future Research; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 'Residuality'; 6.3 Some case-studies examined
6.4 Contexts of use, economic changes and social alternatives6.5 Implications for the understanding of later flint use?; 7 Later Prehistoric and Historic use of Flint in England; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Squat flakes; 7.3 Strike-a-Lights; 7.4 Gunflints; 7.5 Threshing sledge flints: the Tribulum; 7.6 Architecture; 7.7 Knapped flint craft pieces, replicas and forgeries; 7.8 Conclusion; 8 Lithic Scatters and Dynamic Archaeology; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Lithic scatters; 9 Knowledge and Practice: The Scottish Lithic Scatters Project and Stoneworking in Prehistory
Notes 9.1 The Scottish Lithic Scatters Project (SLP)
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Subject Tools, Prehistoric -- Analysis
Tools, Prehistoric -- Analysis
Form Electronic book
Author Shott, Michael J
ISBN 9781315425320