Lipari (Aeolian Islands) Obsidian in the Late Neolithic. Artifacts, Supply and Function

  title={Lipari (Aeolian Islands) Obsidian in the Late Neolithic. Artifacts, Supply and Function},
  author={M. Martinelli and R. Tykot and A. Vianello},
  journal={Open Archaeology},
  pages={46 - 64}
  • M. Martinelli, R. Tykot, A. Vianello
  • Published 2019
  • Geography
  • Open Archaeology
  • Abstract This study focuses on the Neolithic, particularly on the emergence and development of the Diana Culture in the Aeolian Islands. Since the 1950s, the archaeological excavations unearthed parts of a settlement in a plain near the sea, contrada Diana in Lipari. We discuss the technological and typometric study of obsidian from trenches XVII, XXI, and XXXVI. A series of pXRF analyses on obsidian were carried out to identify their sources. A selection of retouched and non-retouched… CONTINUE READING
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