9780521169165

Human Uses of Flint and Chert: Proceedings of the fourth international flint symposium held at Brighton Polytechnic 10–15 April 1983

  • ISBN 13:

    9780521169165

  • ISBN 10:

    052116916X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/29/2012
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Summary

This 1987 volume presents thirty papers on the archaeological uses of flint. They were presented at the Fourth International Flint Symposium in 1983, and together they give an interdisciplinary review. For publication by Cambridge, each paper has been carefully edited. The topics include: flint technology, particularly the experimental reconstruction of the manufacturing process; wear traces on flint implements; the mining and quarrying of flint in prehistory; and models for chert exchanges. The companion volume, The Scientific Study of Flint and Chert, is edited by G. de G. Sieveking and M. B. Hart.

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