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Archaeological site interpretation using experimental quantitative and qualitative data: A response to Magnani et al. (2019)

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The evidence reported in Holen et al. (2017) for hominin activity at the Cerutti Mastodon site

    is being intensively critiqued by many of our colleagues, but often with little regard for the cumulative meaning or the contextual data that support our interpretation of cultural bone and stone modification at the site. Magnani et al. (2019) characterise our bone-breakage experiments as pilot studies, or first-generation experiments, and as such, argue them to be insufficient in their own

    right to overturn previous research on hominin migration ...

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Holen, K., Fullagar, R. & Holen, S. R. (2019). Archaeological site interpretation using experimental quantitative and qualitative data: A response to Magnani et al. (2019). Antiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology, 93 (369), 798-801.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85067170538

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 798

End Page


  • 801

Volume


  • 93

Issue


  • 369

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • The evidence reported in Holen et al. (2017) for hominin activity at the Cerutti Mastodon site

    is being intensively critiqued by many of our colleagues, but often with little regard for the cumulative meaning or the contextual data that support our interpretation of cultural bone and stone modification at the site. Magnani et al. (2019) characterise our bone-breakage experiments as pilot studies, or first-generation experiments, and as such, argue them to be insufficient in their own

    right to overturn previous research on hominin migration ...

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Holen, K., Fullagar, R. & Holen, S. R. (2019). Archaeological site interpretation using experimental quantitative and qualitative data: A response to Magnani et al. (2019). Antiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology, 93 (369), 798-801.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85067170538

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 798

End Page


  • 801

Volume


  • 93

Issue


  • 369

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom