Lithics in Action

Lithics in Action

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Edited by Elizabeth A Walker, Francis Wenban Smith and Frances Healy
LSS Occasional Paper 8, 2004

Papers from the conference Lithics Studies in the year 2000

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Contents

Francis Wenban-Smith Behaviour and cognition in the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic: Introduction
L. Vallin & B. Masson Behaviour towards lithic production during the Middle Palaeolithic: examples from Hermies Le Champ Bruquette and Hermies Le Tio Marché (Pas-de-Calais, France)
Jane Hallos Artefact dynamics in the Middle Pleistocene: implications for hominid behaviour
Matthew Pope Behavioural implications of biface discard: assemblage variability and land-use at the Middle Pleistocene site of Boxgrove
Francis Wenban-Smith Bringing behaviour into focus: archaic landscapes and lithic technology
Nick Ashton The role of refitting in the British Lower Palaeolithic: a time for reflection
Grant W.G. Cochrane The provenancing of flint artefacts using palynological techniques
Elizabeth Walker Lithic artefacts, diversity and the evolution of semiotic behaviour
I.C. Harding et al. Rocks, residues and use-wear: introduction
Inge Diethelm Sourcing the flint raw materials found at the Acheulian site of Nadaouiyeh Aïn Askar in the El Kowm Basin, Syria
S.Aldhouse-Green et al. Lithics, raw materials and ochre: interrogation of data from the Middle Pleistocene hominid site of Pontnewydd Cave, Wales
R.A. Ixer et al. A comparison between ‘total petrography’ and geochemistry using portable X-ray fluorescence as provenancing tools for some Midlands axeheads
S. Mandal et al. Archaeological experiments in the production of stone axeheads
Clive J. Bond The supply of raw materials for later prehistoric stone tool assemblages and the maintenance of memorable places in central Somerset
R. Donahue & D. Burroni Lithic microwear analysis and the formation of archaeological assemblages
Alfred F. Pawlik An early Bronze Age pocket lighter
Claus Skriver Use-wear analysis on flint artefacts used for cutting roasted meat and fresh hide: a methodological problem
V. Rots & P. Vermeersch Experimental characterisation of hafting traces and their recognition in archaeological assemblages
Alfred F. Pawlik Identification of hafting traces and residues by scanning electron microscopy and energy-dispersive analysis of X-rays
Frances Healy After hunter-gathers -lithics in a crowded scene
Ebbe H. Nielson The seventh and sixth millennia transition in Switzerland
Lars Larsson Axeheads and fire -the transformation of wealth
Lucyna DomaDska The origin of the Funnel-Necked Beaker Culture flint industry on the North European Plain
Witold Migal Social conditions of flint-working during the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in Poland and eastern Europe
Anders Högberg, The use of flint during the south Scandinavian Late Bronze Age: two technologies, two traditions
Jodie Humphrey The use of flint in the British Iron Age: results from some recent research
Norah Moloney The role of stone tools in the Early Bronze Age of southern Jordan: the assemblages of Wadi Faynan 100
Laurel Phillipson Lithic tools, a hitherto unrecognised component of Aksumite material culture