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Title: Romancing the Stones: a Study of Chipped Stone Tools from the Tisza Culture Site of Hódmezővásárhely-Gorzsa, Hungary

Creator:

Voytek, Barbara

Date issued/created:

2018

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Between History and Archaeology : papers in honour of Jacek Lech

Publisher:

Archaeopress Archaeology

Place of publishing:

Oxford; England

Description:

ill. ; 29 cm

Abstract:

This paper presents some of the findings of an on-going research study of the chipped stone tools from the Tisza culture site of Hódmezővásárhely-Gorzsa, Hungary. During a period of five study seasons, the author and Elisabetta Starnini, Ph.D., from the University of Genoa, examined over 3,000 pieces of chipped stone in terms of raw material, technology, typology, use-wear traces, and characteristics of the pieces. Following the premise of lithic organization technology, we attempted to understand the choices that the early toolmakers and tool users made during the life history of the assemblage. This paper focuses on the use-wear traces and how their study, woven into the fabric of other attributes, can inform us more about the prehistoric behaviour of the inhabitants of this Neolithic tell site

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Start page:

247

End page:

252

Language:

eng

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Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 3.0 PL license

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Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Operational Program Digital Poland, 2014-2020, Measure 2.3: Digital accessibility and usefulness of public sector information; funds from the European Regional Development Fund and national co-financing from the state budget. ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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