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Ref ID: 30024
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: Brumm, Adam
Title: Fire-making using a stone 'strike-a-light' in the Soa basin of Flores, Indonesia
Date: 2006
Source: Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association
Abstract: During recent archaeological fieldwork on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia, the author observed a firemaking technique involving the use of a stone 'strike-a-light' (see Skertchly 1879). The strike-a-light used was a chalcedony flake scavenged from a prehistoric site
hence the firemaking technique has archaeological and in particular
taphonomic, significance.
Date Created: 2/5/2007
Volume: 26
Page Start: 168
Page End: 170