Changes to the environment not only affect patterns of stone artefact
discard; they can also underlie post-depositional processes that rearrange artefact
"This indicates that a large part of these tools were not conceived from the outset as double artefacts
but a single tool was made first and a second was added later when the artefact
was recycled," the researcher indicated.
A close examination of the artefact
revealed it was not a genuine one, but an imitation of Pharaonic and Phoenician artefacts
dated back to the first and second millennium BC.
We claim that technical artefacts
have a dual nature: the function of a technical artefact
is grounded on the one hand in its physical structure and on the other hand in a context of intentional human action (see also Kroes, 2002).
infrequent) type of object increases as the size of the sample increases, but a very large sample may sometimes be required before all varieties of artefact
At a certain stage this allows him to define an artefact
as 'an intentionally modified tool whose modified properties were intended by the agent to be recognized by an agent at a later time as having been intentionally altered for that, or some other, use' (29-30).
It will be presented in three main sections: The first will depict archaeologists' discovery of a find, and how the artefact
is cleaned, processed, and carefully prepared for transport from the excavation site.
Because of unclear distinctions and the subjective nature of previous typological classifications, Hiscock and Attenbrow (1998, 2002) advocate the general term 'backed artefact
' for the class of backed objects.
In this report we present a revised chronological sequence of backed artefact
production rates from Capertee 3, a rockshelter immediately west of Sydney in the headwaters of the Hawkesbury River drainage basin.
Takeo authorities said on Monday that the province's residents were the main source of artefacts
and statues received by its museums.
The oldest artefact
from Pakistan is the "Aterracotta female human figurine"A which is estimated to be 5,000 years old.
The curator, Kwara office of National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Mrs Bimpe Oladele has called on the public to bring any artefact
or report strange discoveries on sites to the Commission.