Palaeolithic landscape of extraction: Flint surface quarries and workshops at Mt Pua, Israel

Ran Barkai*, Abraham Gopher, Philip C. La Porta

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The authors report on investigations at quarrying sites on Mount Pua, Israel. they suggest that the area shows a degree of industrial organization from the late Lower Palaeolithic with a resultant impact on the landscape.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)672-680
Number of pages9
JournalAntiquity
Volume76
Issue number293
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2002

Keywords

  • Flint extraction
  • Handaxes
  • Levallois technique
  • Lower-Middle Palaeolithic
  • Workshops

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