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Connecting Tools and Materials in the Dutch Neolithic

10th March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ypenburg

Lecture by Professor Annelou van Gijn, University of Leiden

Archaeological artefacts like flint are frequently studied in isolation and not as part of a toolkit, let alone as part of a technological system. This lecture will show how a combination of microwear (use wear) analysis and experimental archaeology can shed light on the technological and functional relationships between different find categories. This will be illustrated by two case studies, one on Neolithic amber and jet ornaments, the second on the toolkit involved in Neolithic house building.

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10th March 2020
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7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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