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haft

The handle of a tool.
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As wooden hafts of bronze items are rarely preserved, the three new finds from Estonia have given an extraordinary possibility to study the wood chosen for hafting and AMS date it to compare the results to axe typochronology.
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.
The axe should be much thicker on the blade side of the stop bar than the hafting side.