publication . Article . 2016

Introduction. Leave no stone unturned: Perspectives on ground stone artefact research

Danny Rosenberg; Yorke Rowan; Tatjana Gluhak;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Oct 2016 Journal: Journal of Lithic Studies (issn: 2055-0472, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Edinburgh
Abstract
Ground stone tools served in many physical and social contexts through millennia, reflecting a wide variety of functions. Although ground stone tool studies were neglected for much of early archaeology, the last few decades witnessed a notable international uptick in the way archaeologists confront this multifaceted topic. Today, with the advance of archaeology as a discipline, research into ground stone artefacts is moving into a new phase that integrates high resolution documentation with new methodological, analytical techniques, and technological approaches. These open new vistas for an array of studies and wide-ranging interpretive endeavours related to und...
Subjects
free text keywords: ground stone tools, food production, archaeology, anthropology, AGSTR, CC1-960, History, Documentation, Globe, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Visual arts, Ground stone
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publication . Article . 2016

Introduction. Leave no stone unturned: Perspectives on ground stone artefact research

Danny Rosenberg; Yorke Rowan; Tatjana Gluhak;