End Scraper Reduction and Hunter-Gatherer Mobility

@article{Blades2003EndSR,
  title={End Scraper Reduction and Hunter-Gatherer Mobility},
  author={B. Blades},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  year={2003},
  volume={68},
  pages={141 - 156}
}
  • B. Blades
  • Published 2003
  • Geography
  • American Antiquity
Various lithic measures have been invoked to argue that human foragers moved over greater or lesser distances, or moved with greater or lesser frequency when compared with other foraging groups. This paper examines one of those measures—the reduction of blade end scrapers from early Upper Paleolithic Aurignacian and Perigordian occupations in southwestern France. Evidence of end scraper reduction is compared with faunal diversity and lithic material provenience, the former a potential catalyst… Expand
Scraper reduction and "imposed form" at the Lower Palaeolithic site of High Lodge, England.
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