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The Resource Flint and stone in the neolithic period, edited by Alan Saville

Flint and stone in the neolithic period, edited by Alan Saville

Label
Flint and stone in the neolithic period
Title
Flint and stone in the neolithic period
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan Saville
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lithic artefacts were an intrinsic part of Neolithic life both in terms of everyday practical use and in ritual/symbolic mode. Archaeologists and prehistorians studying the Neolithic period recognise this, and accordingly, strive to maximise relevant data recovery and subsequently exploit the available data to the full. Fulfilling these ambitions requires specialist input, which not only comes from lithic analysts themselves, but also draws on a wide range of expertise from across archaeology and other disciplines and practices. The papers in this volume demonstrate some of the diverse approac
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Saville, Alan
Series statement
Neolithic Studies Group seminar papers
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neolithic period
  • Tools, Prehistoric
  • Stone implements
  • Great Britain
  • HISTORY
  • Antiquities
  • Neolithic period
  • Stone implements
  • Tools, Prehistoric
  • Great Britain
  • Feuerstein
  • Funde
  • Neolithikum
  • Europa
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Label
Flint and stone in the neolithic period, edited by Alan Saville
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Foreword by the Co-ordinators of the Neolithic Studies Group; Preface and acknowledgements; List of contributors; 1. Neolithic lithic studies: what do we know, what do we want to know?; 2. The Levallois-like approach of Late Neolithic Britain: a discussionbased on fi nds from the Stoneyhill Project, Aberdeenshire; 3. The felsite quarry complex of Northmaven: observationsfrom a fact-fi nding mission to Shetland; 4. The Sweet Track, Somerset, and lithic scatters: walking the land, collecting artefacts, and discovering the earliest Neolithic community
  • 5. New discoveries at the Mynydd Rhiw axehead production site6. Stonehenge, looking from the inside out: a comparative analysisof landscape surveys in southern Britain; 7. Shining water, shifting sand: exotic lithic materialfrom Luce Sands, southwest Scotland; 8. Seamer axeheads in southern England; 9. Neolithic territories and lithic production: some examplesfrom the Paris basin and neighbouring regions; 10. Why do people use exotic raw materials? The case ofobsidian in the Near East during the Halaf period; 11. Polished rectangular fl int knives -- elaboration or replication?
  • 12. Burning issues: fi re and the manufacture of stone toolsin Neolithic Britain13. A shot in the dark? Interpreting evidence for prehistoric confl ict; 14. Prehistoric extraction: further suggestions from ethnography; 15. 'Shiny and colourful': raw material selection and the productionof edge tools in Late Neolithic Makriyalos, Greece; 16. Ideology and context within the European fl int-mining tradition
Control code
ocn847620364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 315 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842176566
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 44aa19ae-f6c0-48d3-a1aa-b6e4e655d630
  • 22573/ctvgz82vz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847620364
Label
Flint and stone in the neolithic period, edited by Alan Saville
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Foreword by the Co-ordinators of the Neolithic Studies Group; Preface and acknowledgements; List of contributors; 1. Neolithic lithic studies: what do we know, what do we want to know?; 2. The Levallois-like approach of Late Neolithic Britain: a discussionbased on fi nds from the Stoneyhill Project, Aberdeenshire; 3. The felsite quarry complex of Northmaven: observationsfrom a fact-fi nding mission to Shetland; 4. The Sweet Track, Somerset, and lithic scatters: walking the land, collecting artefacts, and discovering the earliest Neolithic community
  • 5. New discoveries at the Mynydd Rhiw axehead production site6. Stonehenge, looking from the inside out: a comparative analysisof landscape surveys in southern Britain; 7. Shining water, shifting sand: exotic lithic materialfrom Luce Sands, southwest Scotland; 8. Seamer axeheads in southern England; 9. Neolithic territories and lithic production: some examplesfrom the Paris basin and neighbouring regions; 10. Why do people use exotic raw materials? The case ofobsidian in the Near East during the Halaf period; 11. Polished rectangular fl int knives -- elaboration or replication?
  • 12. Burning issues: fi re and the manufacture of stone toolsin Neolithic Britain13. A shot in the dark? Interpreting evidence for prehistoric confl ict; 14. Prehistoric extraction: further suggestions from ethnography; 15. 'Shiny and colourful': raw material selection and the productionof edge tools in Late Neolithic Makriyalos, Greece; 16. Ideology and context within the European fl int-mining tradition
Control code
ocn847620364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 315 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842176566
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 44aa19ae-f6c0-48d3-a1aa-b6e4e655d630
  • 22573/ctvgz82vz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847620364

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