The Archaeology of Central Philippine, A Study Chiefly of the Iron Age and Its Relationships (review)

@article{Thiel2005TheAO,
  title={The Archaeology of Central Philippine, A Study Chiefly of the Iron Age and Its Relationships (review)},
  author={Barbara Thiel},
  journal={Asian Perspectives},
  year={2005},
  volume={44},
  pages={392 - 395}
}
  • B. Thiel
  • Published 21 November 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Asian Perspectives
clusion. A few details of Mijares’ instructive and useful study could be queried on technical grounds. His operational definition of stone tools would exclude those with steep edges, which might indeed be considered optimal for certain tasks like scraping, as well as ‘‘microliths,’’ which would have been hafted prior to use. The seventeen experimental flakes of andesite and chert may not be considered a su‰ciently large reference assemblage to determine a reliable usewear signature… 

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