Mesolithic archaeology

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Mesolithic archaeology

  1. 1. Mesolithic ArchaeologySome issues<br />Discovery and Excavation<br />Interpretation<br />Identity<br />Ethnographic parallels?<br />Towards a theory of the Mesolithic?<br />
  2. 2. Definition<br />The Mesolithic began with the Holocene warm period around 11,660 BP and ended with the introduction of farming, the date of which varied in each geographical region.<br />
  3. 3. So, how do you locate a Mesolithic site?<br />
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  10. 10. Analogy?<br />
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  14. 14. Starr Carr, Yorkshire<br />http://vimeo.com/2205880<br />
  15. 15. Field Walking<br />F<br />

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