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haft

The handle of a tool.
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The goal of this research project is to gain insights in the appearance, regional and chronological variability, and evolution of Palaeolithic stone tool hafting in Europe and the remaining Old World through a comprehensive functional investigation of key sites, which includes the analysis of wear traces and residues, bio/physico-chemical analyses, next to an elaborate experimental program.
Particularly telling, he says, is the loose rattan hafting poorly designed for wielding a stone tool.