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  • Book – Neolithic Ground Stone Industry in Serbia

    on Jan 13, 15 • in Archaeology, Book, Neolithic, News, Prehistory, Serbia, Stone • with Comments Off on Book – Neolithic Ground Stone Industry in Serbia

    Dragana Antonović Neolithic Ground Stone Industry in Serbia The ground stone industry in Serbia commenced to exist during the Neolithic and under conditions of a sedentary life. The term ground stone here is referring to all those artefacts that their final shape have acquired by grinding, as well as to unfinished objects produced by other techniques of stone manufacturing. Along with numerous types of tool sand arms various ornamental, ritual and artistic objects are also included.The basis for this study of ground stone industry enabled the material of the fol-lowing Neolithic localities in Serbia: Belovode,

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  • HAEMUS – partner organization of the 10th International Symposium on Knappable Materials

    on Nov 19, 14 • in Archaeology, Conference, News, Our Activity, Prehistory, Stone, Technology • with Comments Off on HAEMUS – partner organization of the 10th International Symposium on Knappable Materials

    HAEMUS signed an agreement and became official partner of the 10th International Symposium on Knappable Materials  ‘On the Rocks’ International Symposium on Knappable Materials 8–10 September 2015 University of Barcelona, SpainAs far as raw materials go, chert and other knappable stone stand out as some of the most common materials in the archaeological record, and at some sites the only preserved material. They were used in almost every corner of the world, from the Palaeolithic up until today. Use of these materials even predates the appearance of our own species. Being so widespread, both geographically as

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  • Book: Archaeotechnology – Studying Technology From Prehistory to the Middle Ages

    on Oct 30, 14 • in Archaeology, Bones, Book, Clay, Metal, News, Stone, Technology • with Comments Off on Book: Archaeotechnology – Studying Technology From Prehistory to the Middle Ages

    Archaeotechnology – Studying Technology From Prehistory to the Middle Ages edited by Dragana Antonović and Selena Vitezović Technology is a fascinating material expression of human culture, commonly regarded as an evidence of human triumph over nature. The human past was seen as a constant progress from “primitive” to “technologically advanced”, and even classiied after what is thought to be a dominating technique in a given period. Technological innovations were considered the main, if not the only driving forces that shape societies and cultures. A wider concept of technology, which goes beyond artefact analyses, which regards technology as

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