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The third week of the Iccrom SC17 has been dedicated to Alteration and decay, which is the third module of the course.
Monday was spent in the National laboratory of Sciences for study and conservation of Cultural Heritage (LANCIC) – Institute of Physics, UNAM. 334 more words
The following information is from the weblog of Paleoanthropologist Dr John Hawks:
“Luc Doyon and colleagues document several pieces of bone that were used in the process of removing fine, small flakes from the edges of stone artifacts, called “retouchers” 226 more words
Based on the following three recently published Science studies, in order to survive the climate chances 320,000 ago, early humans in East Africa created complex tools, traded and maybe even developed symbolic language. 384 more words
Israel’s Qesem cave is approx. 12 km east of Tel Aviv. At 420,000 to 220,000 years old, it is a lower Paleolithic site. Qesem cave has flint blades, scrapers, knives, as well as flakes and hammer stones. 289 more words
Multiple waves of migration, ebb and flow of civilizations. Cooperation and co-mingling… all anathema to academic arrogance and cultural superiority… well, suck it!! It isn’t either or, it is AND… 21 more words