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By Brian P. Kooyman

This generously illustrated tutorial consultant explains the exam and research of stone instruments and stone-tool websites anyplace on the planet. Lithics specialist Brian P. Kooyman explores the creation, functionality, and context of stone instruments to appreciate how human cultures used lithic instruments at specific websites and to provide readers the sensible abilities for lithic and placement research. The consultant covers production innovations, lithic forms and fabrics, relief recommendations and methods, world wide lithic expertise, construction variables, that means of shape, and usewear and residue research. the writer attracts on large box paintings in North the US, rather at Head-Smashed-In in Alberta, Canada. although, the thery, technique, and research applies to the research of stone instruments and lithic websites worldwide.

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