Lithic Artefacts as a Source of Cultural, Social and Economic Information: the evidence from Aksum, Ethiopia

@article{Phillipson2009LithicAA,
  title={Lithic Artefacts as a Source of Cultural, Social and Economic Information: the evidence from Aksum, Ethiopia},
  author={L. Phillipson},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={45-58}
}
  • L. Phillipson
  • Published 2009
  • Art, History
  • African Archaeological Review
Extended research covering an area of approximately 300 sq km centered on the ancient metropolis of Aksum has revealed a coherent sequence of development in stone tool production and use spanning most of the last millennium BC and the first millennium AD. It has provided new evidence of the presence of multiple independent lithic traditions in the Pre-Aksumite period, and of Aksumite social and economic organization. This paper summarizes the results of the detailed study of a large corpus of… Expand
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