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Stone technology at the Middle Pleistocene site of Mata Menge, Flores, Indonesia

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The stone technology from Mata Menge on Flores, Indonesia, is described, providing the first detailed analysis of the largest stone artefact assemblage from a stratified and securely dated Middle Pleistocene site in Southeast Asia. Technological analysis indicates a reduction sequence based on the centripetal, or "radial", reduction of transported blanks. The implications for early hominin behaviour on Flores are considered. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Authors


  •   Brumm, Adam R.
  •   Moore, Mark W. (external author)
  •   van den Bergh, Gerrit D.
  •   Kurniawan, Iwan (external author)
  •   Morwood, Michael J. (external author)
  •   Aziz, Fachroel (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Brumm, A., Moore, M. W., Van Den Bergh, G. D., Kurniawan, I., Morwood, M. J. & Aziz, F. (2010). Stone technology at the Middle Pleistocene site of Mata Menge, Flores, Indonesia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37 (3), 451-473.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-73049086367

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/scipapers/5035

Number Of Pages


  • 22

Start Page


  • 451

End Page


  • 473

Volume


  • 37

Issue


  • 3

Abstract


  • The stone technology from Mata Menge on Flores, Indonesia, is described, providing the first detailed analysis of the largest stone artefact assemblage from a stratified and securely dated Middle Pleistocene site in Southeast Asia. Technological analysis indicates a reduction sequence based on the centripetal, or "radial", reduction of transported blanks. The implications for early hominin behaviour on Flores are considered. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Authors


  •   Brumm, Adam R.
  •   Moore, Mark W. (external author)
  •   van den Bergh, Gerrit D.
  •   Kurniawan, Iwan (external author)
  •   Morwood, Michael J. (external author)
  •   Aziz, Fachroel (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Brumm, A., Moore, M. W., Van Den Bergh, G. D., Kurniawan, I., Morwood, M. J. & Aziz, F. (2010). Stone technology at the Middle Pleistocene site of Mata Menge, Flores, Indonesia. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37 (3), 451-473.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-73049086367

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/scipapers/5035

Number Of Pages


  • 22

Start Page


  • 451

End Page


  • 473

Volume


  • 37

Issue


  • 3