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Roe Deer Stone Tool Butchery

***WARNING: this post contains images/videos of a roe deer carcass in various stages of butchery***

Introduction

As part of the Experimental Archaeology masters course at the University of Exeter students have the opportunity to skin and butcher the carcass of a Roe Deer ( 1,035 more words

PhD Blog

Being Human # 3: Experimental Archaeology – Egyptian Stone-working

Being Human # 3: Experimental Archaeology – Egyptian Stone-working

When asked to define what it is to be human, for most people the ability to use tools would almost certainly be among the criteria. 1,141 more words

Egyptology

Making of stone tools.

1.Stone tools were probably made using two different techniques:

The first is called stone on stone. Here, the pebble from which the tool was to be made (also called the core) was held in one hand. 72 more words

History

Acheulian stone tools discovered near Chennai

Published in The Hindu on March 25, 2011

Acheulian stone tools, dating back to about 1.51 million years ago, have been discovered at Attirampakkam in the Kortallayar River Basin, about 60 km northwest of Chennai. 373 more words

Science

Glaciers brought mountain to man (not really)

A couple of months ago you may have heard of an exciting new study on the sources of rock for making stone tools in the Salish Sea.  2,219 more words

Archaeology

PREHISTORIC HUMAN ACTIVITIES IN CERUK BANGKAI IN TANAH BUMBU DISTRICT

Bambang Sugiyanto

Abstract. During the prehistoric period, human used of limestone rock-shelters as dwellings. Cave selection is not a random activity, but rather a reflection of human’s social behavior in order to survive. 152 more words

BERITA PENELITIAN ARKEOLOGI

RAW MATERIAL AND AWANG BANGKAL STONE-TOOL TRADITION

Nia Marniati Etie Fajari

Abstract. It is acknowledged that Awang Bangkal is the oldest Paleolithic site in the southeastern region of Kalimantan. During 1970s the archaeological team had discovered choppers in a number of sites along the riverbank of Riam Kanan. 135 more words

NADITIRA WIDYA