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L'escriptura oberta a l'horitzó: el viatge de la infanta Elisabet d'Aragó i Blanca de Centelles
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L'escriptura oberta a l'horitzó: el viatge de la infanta Elisabet d'Aragó i Blanca de Centelles
historyCatalan4 nov 20151203Conferència a càrrec de Mireia Comas Via durant les 14es Jornades IRCVM de Cultures Medievals a l'Aula Capella el 16 d'octubre de 2015.
Inauguració de les 14es Jornades IRCVM de Cultures Medievals
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Inauguració de les 14es Jornades IRCVM de Cultures Medievals
historyCatalan3 nov 20151469El 16 d'octubre de 2015 tenen lloc les 14es Jornades IRCVM de Cultures Medievals que, alhora, van obrir el curs del Màster en Cultures Medievals. En aquesta ocasió i després de la presentació de l'IRCVM, del Màster, del Doctorat en Cultures Medievals i de l'associació ARDIT, el tema que es va exposar va girar entorn l'escriptura a l'Edat Mitjana.Es van encarregar d'aquesta tasca les ...
Water and flint - 'water treatment' and 'fresh flint', two contradictory concepts? Rengert Elburg
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Water and flint - "water treatment" and "fresh flint", two contradictory concepts? Rengert Elburg
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151431SESSION 9 - Experimental flint knappingWater and flint - "water treatment" and "fresh flint", two contradictory concepts?The effectiveness of this procedure is very hard to prove and hasn’t been the subject of any quantitative research. On the same line of argumentation flint freshly extracted from its parent material is reputedly much easier to work, especially because ...
Gunflint oriented flint mines in southen Poland revealed by Airborne Laser Scanning. Michal Szubski
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Gunflint oriented flint mines in southen Poland revealed by Airborne Laser Scanning. Michal Szubski
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151642SESSION 11 - Gunflints: production, distribution and useGunflint oriented flint mines in southen Poland revealed by Airborne Laser Scanning: first approach to the study of modern flint mining in PolandStudy of gunflint materials has not been one of the most investigated subjects in Polish lithic studies. Over the last few years though, it has become a more popular topic. ...
Impact fractures: an experimental procedure. Stefano Grimaldi
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Impact fractures: an experimental procedure. Stefano Grimaldi
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151553SESSION 9 - Experimental flint knappingImpact fractures: an experimental procedureMorphologically standardized lithic arrowheads - showing two alternate backed edges in order to avoid any archaeological resemblance - have been produced; more, the aim of their function is to penetrate into the target and not to cut it. The results allow to advance new insights into the ...
Towards 'Lithotheca III' Katalin Biró
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Towards "Lithotheca III" Katalin Biró
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151355SESSION 7 - Lithotheques - collections of comparative raw materialsTowards "Lithotheca III"The comparative raw material collection of the Hungarian National Museum (‘Lithotheca’) is one of the oldest of its kind operating since 1986. The scope of interest was basically focussed on knappable lithic raw materials from the territory of the Carpathian Basin, possibly in ...
What factors govern the procurement and use of silcrete during the Middle Stone Age of the Western Cape in ...<br/>Southafrica? Manuel Will
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What factors govern the procurement and use of silcrete during the Middle Stone Age of the Western Cape in ...
Southafrica? Manuel Will
historyEnglish3 nov 20151157SESSION 12 - Silcrete as a lithic raw material in global context: geology, sourcing and techno-economicsWhat factors govern the procurement and use of silcrete during the Middle Stone Age of the Western Cape in Southafrica?Fluctuations in the frequency of silcrete in lithic assemblages has been an important focus of MSA research in southern Africa during the last few ...
The exploitation of silcretes during the Middle and Upper Paleolithic in the Massif Central, France. Rebecca ...<br/>Wragg
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The exploitation of silcretes during the Middle and Upper Paleolithic in the Massif Central, France. Rebecca ...
Wragg
historyEnglish3 nov 20151315SESSION 12 - Silcrete as a lithic raw material in global context: geology, sourcing and techno-economicsThe exploitation of silcretes during the Middle and Upper Paleolithic in the Massif Central, France: rare silicified materials in a volcanic contextThis paper presents an overview of the variety of silcretes used in the Velay area of the Massif Central (Haute-Loire), ...
The use of bipolar percussion to detach Levallois flakes at Howiesons Poort Shelter. Amy Tabrett
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The use of bipolar percussion to detach Levallois flakes at Howiesons Poort Shelter. Amy Tabrett
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151299SESSION 12 - Silcrete as a lithic raw material in a global context: geology, sourcing and techno-economicsThe use of bipolar percussion to detach Levallois flakes at Howiesons Poort Shelter, South AfricaIn the southern African archaeological sequence, the Levallois strategy of core reduction is considered to be a distinctive feature of the Middle Stone Age (MSA), declining ...
Heat treatment of silcrete. Patrick Schmidt
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Heat treatment of silcrete. Patrick Schmidt
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151608SESSION 12 - Silcrete as a lithic raw material in global contxt: geology, sourcing and techno-economicsHeat treatment of silcrete: thermal transformations, heating parameters and implications for the South African MSASilcrete is a tool stone of good quality; it was extensively used for knapping at various periods in Southern Africa, Western Europe and Australia. From the ...
Silcrete reduction processes in the Australian desert. Peter Hiscock
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Silcrete reduction processes in the Australian desert. Peter Hiscock
geologyEnglish3 nov 20151324SESSION 12 - Silcrete as a lithic raw material in global context: geology, sourcing and techno-economicsSilcrete reduction processes in the Australian desertThese sites display the entire reduction sequence of silcrete boulders, from initial core reduction to fine retouching of microliths. The silcrete sequence involves many different strategies and techniques, reinforcing ...
Australian silcretes. Trudy Doelman
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Australian silcretes. Trudy Doelman
geologyCatalan3 nov 20151507SESSION 12 - Silcrete as a lithic raw material in global context: global, sourcing and techno-economicsAustralian silcretes: geological and archaeological variation and procurement and manufactureSilcretes in Australia can be classified by geological origin, geography and physical composition. Each of these variables influence the physical characteristics of the source ...
Presenting Lusolit. Telmo Pereira
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Presenting Lusolit. Telmo Pereira
historyEnglish3 nov 20151282SESSION 7 - Lithotheques - collections of comparative raw materialsPresenting Lusolit: the portuguese lithotheque of knappable raw materialsIn geological terms, Portugal is a highly complex region, with a plethora of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks dated from the Proterozoic to the present day. Such diversity considerably influenced human decision-making on the ...
Evaluating the feasibility of robot-aided microwear analysis. Johannes Pfleging
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Evaluating the feasibility of robot-aided microwear analysis. Johannes Pfleging
historyEnglish3 nov 20151222SESSION 10 – Stirring the wheel on human behavior: Mechanical devices for testing material performanceEvaluating the feasibility of robot-aided microwear analysis: preliminary results of the Robocut projectHumans are set apart from animals by the fact that we use tools to manipulate our surroundings in a very systematic and creative way. The question of how tools and ...
The Escalada Formation. Natividad Fuertes
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The Escalada Formation. Natividad Fuertes
historyEnglish3 nov 2015953SESSION 6 - Characterising lithic sourcesThe Escalada Formation: characterization of a potential supply source of chert during Prehistory in Cantabrian mountains (NW Spain)Studies developed in order to characterize lithic raw materials in prehistoric sites in the Cantabrian Mountains (NW Spain) highlight the importance of chert nodules found in the Sierra de Gobezanes ...
The Vegamian formation. Diego Herrero Alonso
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The Vegamian formation. Diego Herrero Alonso
historyEnglish3 nov 20151676SESSION 6 - Characterising lithic sourcesThe Vegamian formation: characterization of a source of supply of potential lithic raw material during Prehistory in the Cantabrian mountainsThe Vegamian Formation is formed of slates and shales of Tournaisian age (Lower Carboniferous) with strata of limestone and black lydites. These rocks are high in silica, normally associated ...
Geostatistical models of an artifact relative frequency data and the sourcing of knappable materials. Gustavo ...<br/>Barrientos
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Geostatistical models of an artifact relative frequency data and the sourcing of knappable materials. Gustavo ...
Barrientos
historyEnglish3 nov 2015969SESSION 6 - Characterising lithic sourcesGeostatistical models of an artifact relative frequency data and the sourcing of knappable materialsThe aim of this presentation is to introduce and discuss an approach to sourcing a variety of knappable materials based on the use of geostatistical models of relative frequency data (i.e. percentage representation of ...
Discussion 1. Session 4 - Use-wear analyses - signs of usage on stone tools (a.k.a. traceology)
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Discussion 1. Session 4 - Use-wear analyses - signs of usage on stone tools (a.k.a. traceology)
historyEnglish3 nov 20151086SESSION 4 - Use-wear analyses - signs of usage on stone tools (a.k.a. traceology)Discussion 1Moment for talking, comenting and asking doubts about Session conferences.
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