Elongation as a factor in artefacts of humans and other animals: an Acheulean example in comparative context.

@article{Gowlett2013ElongationAA,
  title={Elongation as a factor in artefacts of humans and other animals: an Acheulean example in comparative context.},
  author={J A J Gowlett},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={368 1630},
  pages={20130114}
}
Elongation is a commonly found feature in artefacts made and used by humans and other animals and can be analysed in comparative study. Whether made for use in hand or beak, the artefacts have some common properties of length, breadth, thickness and balance point, and elongation can be studied as a factor relating to construction or use of a long axis. In… CONTINUE READING