Search for dissertations about: "deborah olausson"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words deborah olausson.

  1. 1. Tools and technology : Lithic technological analysis of Neolithic axe morphology

    Author : Deborah Olausson; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lithic technology; Neolithic; flint axes; stone axes; practical trials; style;

    Abstract : Through practical experiments, edge-wear analysis, and the study of archaeological collections, the dissertation explores the complex relationship between style and function in a specific class of artifacts: the Neolithic axe. The results of the three-part approach described above, when applied for instance to thin-butted axes from the Funnel Beaker Culture, indicated that there was no clear-cut cass of unusable prestige axes, but rather that axe length more likely reflected practical rather than stylistic considerations. READ MORE