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Ref ID: 25243
Ref Type: Book Section in a Series
Authors: Peterkin, Gail Larsen
Title: Lithic and Organic Hunting Technology in the French Upper Palaeolithic
Date: 1993
Source: Hunting and Animal Exploitation in the Later Palaeolithic and Mesolithic of Eurasia
Publisher: American Anthropological Association
Abstract: The application of multivariate statistical techniques to the analysis of lithic and organic (bone, antler, and ivory) weapon armatures from the French Upper Palaeolithic has demonstrated that the traditional typological classification systems are underlain by broad, morpho‐functional classes of artifacts which transcend cultural and temporal boundaries. These morpho‐functional classes enable the examination of isochrestic variability in hunting technology across time and space. Further analysis suggests that morphofunctional classes are related to other aspects of hunting, including the exploitation of preferred prey species and the use of appropriate hunting strategies and techniques.
Identifier: 0-913167-61-4
Date Created: 7/23/2019
Editors: Peterkin, Gail Larsen
Bricker, Harvey M
Mellars, Paul
Number: 4
Page Start: 49
Page End: 68
Series Editor: Clark, G. A.
Series Title: Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association