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VIRTUAL - Wicked Awesome Rocks: Investigating the use of stone tools with microwear analysis – What are stone tools used for?
April 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
This is an online event.
Sponsored by: New Hampshire Archeological Society
Heather Rockwell, Assistant Professor of Cultural and Historic Preservation, Salve Regina University,
This might seem like a question with an obvious answer, but it is one that archaeologists have puzzled for centuries. This presentation will discuss one method of determining how stone tools were used, use-wear analysis. I will first cover a brief history of the technique before describing the process and then show a real world application of the method.