7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Steffan Klemenic

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Poster presentation: An Experimental Investigation into the Clovis Snapped Blade Technology Steffan Klemenic University of Exeter A PDF copy of this poster is available to download This poster presents the results of an experiment which attempted to cast some light on the purpose of notches, and how breaks were initiated on snapped Clovis blades from … Continue reading

7th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Metin Eren

Were bifaces used as mobile cores by Clovis foragers in the North American Lower Great Lakes region?  An archaeological test of experimentally-derived quantitative predictions Eren Metin The notion that Paleoindians used bifaces as “mobile cores” is widespread in Late Pleistocene lithic research, although it can be difficult to test empirically.  Here, we use experimental replication … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Harry Lerner

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. Raw material inter- and intra-type variability as a factor in use-wear formation: an experimental example from the Northwestern New Mexico. Dr Harry J Lerner Department of Anthropology, Brandon University, Canada. Quantitative approaches to archaeological use-wear analysis have been around for almost fifty years.  During this time at … Continue reading

5th Experimental Archaeology Conference Poster Abstract – Daniel Davies

From the 5th Experimental Archaeology Conference, Reading, 2011. The science of projectile points: an experimental investigation into the classification of dart and arrow points in prehistoric North America A PDF of this poster (copyright of the author) is available here. Danielle Davies Dept. of Archaeology, University of Exeter The classification of dart and arrow points … Continue reading

3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference Abstract – Harry Lerner

From the 3rd Experimental Archaeology Conference, Edinburgh, 2008. Digital Imaging and GIS Analysis of Experimental and Archaeological Use-Wear Accrual Patterns: A New Integrated Methodology. Dr. Harry J. Lerner Experimentation in archaeology should involve the experimental testing of not only new hypotheses but new methodologies as well.  This is especially true in the field of use-wear … Continue reading