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Magdalenian antler projectile point design: Determining original form for uni- and bilaterally barbed points

Langley, Michelle


Maintenance and discard patterns are a central aspect of projectile point analyses. Unfortunately, while the examination of maintenance and discard patterns for lithic technologies is well advanced, osseous projectile point maintenance and discard analyses remain in their infancy. In the Magdalenian context, a large part of this situation is owing to the fact that the form and proportions of osseous points at the time of initial manufacture have rarely been clearly described, nor particularly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2014.01.013


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