Middle paleolithic scraper reduction: Background, clarification, and review of the evidence to date

@article{Dibble1995MiddlePS,
  title={Middle paleolithic scraper reduction: Background, clarification, and review of the evidence to date},
  author={Harold L. Dibble},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory},
  year={1995},
  volume={2},
  pages={299-368}
}
  • Harold L. Dibble
  • Published 1995
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  • Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
  • The hypothesis that the principal varieties of Middle Paleolithic scrapers reflect varying degrees of resharpening and rejuvenation, rather than discrete emic types, has generated considerably controversy over the past decade. While there have been certain misunderstandings surrounding the proposed models of scraper reduction, this controversy also reflects different approaches taken by prehistorians in interpreting lithic artifacts. Placing the notion of scraper reduction in the context of… CONTINUE READING
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