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Catalhoyuk

Neolithic levels, Turkey Site excavation director 1993-2018: prof. I.Hodder, Stanford University http://www.catalhoyuk.com Chipped stone tools use-wear analysis Çatalhöyük is a well-known site located in Central Anatolia that was occupied for 2,000 years; the Neolithic East Mound dates from 7400 BCE to 6000 BCE and the Chalcolithic West Mound covers the first half of the 6th millennium […]

Arslantepe

Chalcolithic-Bronze Age, Turkey Site excavation director: prof. F.Balossi-Restelli, Sapienza University of Rome Chipped stone tools and macro-lithic tools use-wear and residues analyses Moreover, LTFAPA is dealing also with the technological and functional study with traces analysis of the macro-lithic tools of the Arslantepe sequence, from Late Chalcolithic to Hittites Age. A PhD project (A.De Angelis […]

Other Paleolithic lithic industries recently studied or under study at LTFAPA

La Polledrara di Cecanibbio (Lower Paleolitich site, Italy) Chipped stone tools use-wear analysis References Santucci E., Marano F., Cerilli E., Fiore I., Lemorini C.,  Palombo M.R., Anzidei A.P.,  Bulgarelli G.M., (2016), Palaeoloxodon exploitation in the late Middle Pleistocene site of Polledrara di Cecanibbio (Rome, Italy), Quaternary International 406, pp. 169-182, doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.042. Valle Giumentina (Lower and Middel Paleolitich […]

Late Lower paleolithic in Israel

Qesem Cave (AYCC), Revadim, Jaljulia (Acheulean) Site excavation director: A.Gopher, R.Barkai, Department of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University TAU LTFAPA project Chipped stone tools use-wear and residues analysis funded by MAECI and by International Agreement Project of Speinza University Qesem Cave and the open sites of Revadim and Jajiulia are located near Tel Aviv. Revadim and Jajiulia […]

Notarchirico

Venosa Basin, Italy Site excavation director: M.H. Moncel, UMR 7194 HNHP (MNHN-CNRS-UPVD), Département Homme et Environnement, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle LTFAPA project: use-wear and residues analyses of chipped stone tools The site of Notarchico is the most ancient Acheulean site of Italy, one of the most ancient in Europe, dating around 700 Kya. The site […]

Homa Peninsula

Lower Paleolithic, Oldowan sites, Kenya http://humanorigins.si.edu/research/east-african-research/ Sites excavation director: T.W.Plummer, Queens College, CUNY & NYCEP, NY, USA. LTFAPA project: use-wear and residues analyses of chipped stone tools and macro-lithic tools of the Oldowan sites of Kanjera South, Nyayanga, Sari River. The Homa Peninsula is a region located insouthwestern Kenya, reach in anthropic evidences of Early […]

Residues and textiles

Residues Analysis Lemorini C., Nunziante Cesaro S. (eds.), (2014), An integration of use-wear and residues analysis for the identification of the function of archaeological stone tools, BAR (I.S.), Oxford, pp. 63-76. doi: http//:10.30861/9781407312880 Nucara A., Nunziante-Cesaro S., Venditti F., Lemorini C.  A multivariate analysis for enhancing the interpretation of infrared spectra of plant residues on […]