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Color Matters: The Selection and Use of Lithic Raw Materials in Viking Age and Medieval Iceland (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kevin Smith.

As our abilities to source stone tools increase, our questions become ever more sophisticated as our methodologies reach deeper into the elemental and isotopic levels and an ever-broadening range of statistical analyses. Yet we also recognize that lithic raw materials were selected by their past users for entirely different reasons. A wide range of approaches have been used to explore the roles of proximity, accessibility, mechanical qualities, and exchange relationships, among others, in...