9th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Martin

Relevance of the Sequential Experimentation for Quartz Stone Tools Sabine Martin University of Exeter Quartz is one of the most common raw materials used for the myriad stone tools found throughout the Paleolithic and is present in a variety of geological contexts. Its relative abundance and its poor aptitude for controlled knapping procedures especially when … Continue reading

9th Experimental Archaeology Conference poster – Wickenden

Making pots that fail: The thermal resistance of large crushed angular quartz tempered pottery, with reference to the early British south west Neolithic Angela Wickenden University of Exeter This paper presents an early, recently designated, regional Neolithic pottery fabric from southwest Britain, restricted to Devon and Cornwall. It represents the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition. This fabric, which … Continue reading

8th Experimental Archaeology Conference abstract – Eren and Gurtov

Lower Paleolithic bipolar reduction and hominin selection of quartz at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania: what’s the connection? Metin I. Eren (1) & Alia N. Gurtov (2) 1. Department of Anthropology, University of Kent, UK; Department of Archaeology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, United States 2. Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States Numerous researchers … Continue reading