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By Adrian Burke

Fourteen papers discover a variety of matters in relation to prehistoric extraction websites, together with ethnography, geochemical signatures, the appliance of neutron activation research, exploitation of erratics, excavation, survey and conservation.

issues contain quernstone extraction, use of hammers, phases of extraction, geographical and social contexts, altering social regimes, the ritualised nature of trips to quarry websites, research of petrofabrics, and the results of joint and cleavage on quarrying perform. contributions are in French with prolonged summaries in English.

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