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An experimental evaluation of the principles and frameworks for interpreting the function of archaeological stone artefacts

Collins, Sophie Jane

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The ability to understand and identify the functions of stone artefacts recovered from archaeological assemblages has been a long term goal of lithic technologists and archaeologists world wide. As one of the primary means by which prehistoric huntergatherers negotiated the environment around them, understanding stone artefact functions is central to understanding and reconstructing the prehistoric subsistence and settlement patterns that depended upon them and, therefore, to meeting the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109572

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