Inorganic raw materials economy and provenance of chipped industry in some stone age sites of northern and central Italy.

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An opportunistic and local choice of raw materials is typically attested in the Lower and Middle Paleolithic industries throughout Italy. The quality of the raw material usually affected the flaking technology and quality of the products. In the Upper Paleolithic and the Mesolithic, raw material procurement strategies were more complex. Flint was exploited… (More)

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@article{Bietti2004InorganicRM, title={Inorganic raw materials economy and provenance of chipped industry in some stone age sites of northern and central Italy.}, author={A. Bietti and Giovanni Boschian and Gino Mirocle Crisci and Ermanno Danese and Anna Maria De Francesco and Mario Dini and Federica Fontana and Alessandra Giampietri and R. Cocci Grifoni and Antonio Guerreschi and J{\'e}r{\'e}mie Liagre and Fabio Negrino and Giovanna Radi and Carlo Tozzi and Robert H. Tykot}, journal={Collegium antropologicum}, year={2004}, volume={28 1}, pages={41-54} }