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Flint Knapping as a Family Tradition at Bronocice, Poland


Between History and Archaeology : papers in honour of Jacek Lech


Pipes, Marie-Lorraine ; Kruk, Janusz ; Milisauskas, Sarunas


Archaeopress Archaeology

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Oxford; England

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ill. ; 29 cm

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lithic traditions ; flint production workshops ; Neolithic ; Bronocice


By examining flint artifacts, we investigated Funnel Beaker households at Bronocice, Pińczów district and the development of flint knapping as a family tradition. Lithic data, raw materials and production debris, are reflections of social changes that occurred in the settlement. Flint workshops and a bakery were investigated and flint types, tool diversity and volume of debitage compared. Trade in lithic materials is indicated by exotic flint types from distant sources, however most flint came from a nearby source


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