Innovation and Identity: The Language and Reality of Prehistoric Imitation and Technological Change
Skeuomorphism - defined here as the conscious imitation in one material of objects typically made in another - is frequently invoked by archaeologists seeking to explain changes in technology and value systems in the past. I will focus on the use of skeuomorphism as a �one-size-fits-all� interpretative tool for understanding culture change and the introduction of novel materials, techniques, and concomitant value systems. Stone objects and ceramics from the Neolithic-Bronze Age transition (c....[Show more]
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