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By Catherine Frieman,Berit Valentin Eriksen

For greater than a century flint daggers were one of the such a lot heavily studied and so much seriously released later prehistoric lithic instruments. it truly is good proven that they're discovered throughout Europe and past, and that many have been broadly circulated over many generations. but, few researchers have tried to debate the whole lot of the flint dagger phenomenon. the current quantity brings jointly papers that handle questions of the local variability and socio-technical complexity of flint daggers and their creation. It makes a speciality of the typology, chronology, expertise, performance and that means of flint and different lithic daggers produced basically in Europe, but additionally within the jap Mediterranean and East Asia, in prehistory. The 14 papers via prime researchers supply a entire evaluate of the nation of data bearing on numerous flint dagger corpora in addition to strength avenues for the advance of a examine schedule throughout nationwide, nearby and disciplinary limitations. the quantity originates from a consultation held on the 2011 assembly of the ecu organization of Archaeology yet contains extra commissioned contributions.

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