Object

Title: Useless Stones? The Potential of Lithics in Palaeodemographic Research

Creator:

Adamczyk, Michał ; Chmiel-Chrzanowska, Marta

Date issued/created:

2018

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Sprawozdania Archeologiczne 70 (2018)

Publisher:

Instytut Archeologii i Etnologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk

Place of publishing:

Kraków

Description:

ill. ; 25 cm

Abstract:

The following paper will pose a number of questions concerning the usefulness and potential of lithics in palaeodemographic research. Lithic material is the most common find among Stone Age sites in Central and Northern Europe. Osteological material is extremely rare and can therefore not form the basis for demographic analysis. However, previous studies have shown that in some cases a detailed analysis of lithics can provide information concerning group size and structure, as well as territory size and mobility in prehistory. We will use case studies from Central and Northern Europe from the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods to describe this issue

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Relation:

Sprawozdania Archeologiczne

Volume:

70

Start page:

31

End page:

45

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:67481 ; 0081-3834 ; doi:10.23858/SA70.2018.002

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P 244 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 245 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 243 ; click here to follow the link

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

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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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