Fractures In Knapping

Author: Are Tsirk
ISBN: 9781784910228
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This book is for students and practitioners of not only knapping, lithic technology and archaeology, but also of fractography and fracture mechanics.

Fractography Of Glasses And Ceramics Vi

Author: James R. Varner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118432983
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Brief references are made to a number of fracture markings and other fracture
features observed, along with suggested explanations for their formation. The
objective is to show that investigation of fractures in knapping has much to
contribute ...

Crafting History In The Northern Plains

Author: Mark D. Mitchell
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816599831
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Tools assigned to the lowest skill group exhibit the greatest number of knapping
errors and likely were produced by flint ... Limited knowledge of fracture
mechanics Numerous knapping errors, including stacked step fractures, hinge
fractures, ...

Prehension And Hafting Traces On Flint Tools

Author: Veerle Rots
Publisher: Universitaire Pers Leuven
ISBN: 9058678016
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All fracture causes are examined, including those resulting from knapping,
retouch and transport. Intentional fractures are not included as these
systematically proved to show a clear bulb (Geerts 1999). Four fracture locations
are considered: ...

American Flintknappers

Author: John C. Whittaker
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292757891
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The process is now mostly called knapping or flintknapping in the
Englishspeaking world. ... By varying the forces, angles, and positions of theblow,
the knapper manipulates the fracture and controls the shape ofthe flake (the
piece removed) ...

Lithic Technology

Author: Earl Herbert Swanson
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3111390373
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Many illustrations of knapping show angles of impact which any knapper knows
to be impossible (e.g. Bordaz 1970: ... of the formation of use wear on an edge in
ways that contradict all of the physical laws of the fracture of lithic materials.

Lithics In The Land Of The Lightning Brothers

Author: Chris Clarkson
Publisher: ANU E Press
ISBN: 1921313293
Size: 41.11 MB
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By briefly reviewing the methods of stone fracture and its many intertwined
variables and problems, a list of important technological features and ... Stone.
Fracture,. Knapping. Strategies. and. Morphological. Attributes. The process of
fracture ...

High Resolution Archaeology And Neanderthal Behavior

Author: Eudald Carbonell i Roura
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400739222
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Fractures, when present, tend to eliminate distal or proximal tips, usually
following a transversal direction. ... and weight groups and their wear traces or
fractures, knapping activities can be attributed to objects weighing less than 600

Multidisciplinary Approaches To The Study Of Stone Age Weaponry

Author: Radu Iovita
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401776024
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However, their analysis included crushing as well as step, feather and hinge
terminating fractures, and recent ... impact fractures, a percentage that is
significantly higher than those produced in knapping experiments (0.6%) but still
lower than ...