Lithics after the Stone Age: A Handbook of Stone Tools from the Levant

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Steven A. Rosen's Lithics After the Stone Age is the first in-depth analysis of post-Stone-Age tools. For Near Eastern archaeologists, he provides the first comprehensive typology and description of post-Neolithic tools including subtypes, function, distribution, and chronology, allowing for the easy identification of lithic materials found in excavations. For lithics specialists of all geographical regions, he offers insightful interpretive essays on the organization of production and distribution, tool function, style, and the complex relationship between lithic and metal technology. Over 100 illustrations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWalnut Creek, CA
PublisherAltamira Press
Number of pages184
ISBN (Print)0761991239, 0761991247, 9780761991236, 9780761991243
StatePublished - 1997


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