Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Estimating original flake mass from 3D scans of platform area

Clarkson, Christopher J; Hiscock, Peter


This study confirms the increased capacity to predict flake mass that arises from more accurately measuring surface area in three dimensions using a digital scanner. We also reveal the existence of significantly different relationships between platform area and flake mass for flakes with different platform types and ventral and dorsal morphologies. These different relationships between platform surface area and mass have not been previously identified, and reveal the complexity of platform/mass...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.12.001


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Clarkson_Estimating_original_flake_mass_2011.pdf285.53 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
02_Clarkson_Estimating_original_flake_mass_2011.pdf362.99 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator