the LITHIC STUDIES SOCIETY

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Flint and stone tools have been manufactured and used since the earliest times and arguably they represent the world's oldest technology. The Lithic Studies Society was founded in 1979 to advance the international study of lithic industries, and particularly flaked and ground artefacts, in the broadest possible context. Our member's interests are diverse, spanning Palaeolithic to historic periods across many areas of the world. The Society provides a convivial forum for the exchange of ideas and information and, to this end, the Society: