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Task, Activity, and Context: Integrated Approaches to Use-wear Analysis

Author(s): April Sievert

Year: 2017

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Summary

Use-wear has often been used to try to understand stone tools and tool types themselves. By focusing on lithics as used in specific tasks within activities that are part of larger contexts, relationships can be demonstrated and mapped using concept mapping tools. Use-wear studies deriving from complex agricultural sites in the Midwest are coupled with looks at activities performed by modern Native Americans.


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Task, Activity, and Context: Integrated Approaches to Use-wear Analysis. April Sievert. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 431443)


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min long: -104.634; min lat: 36.739 ; max long: -80.64; max lat: 49.153 ;

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Abstract Id(s): 17404

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America