New grant to IPG

Posted by Steve Burrow on March 03, 2016
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The Implement Petrology Group has received a grant of £1,000 from the Prehistoric Society towards the digitisation of the Mike Pitts stone axe archive.

PhD in stone axe studies

Posted by Steve Burrow on May 20, 2011
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The British Museum and Southampton University are inviting applications for a PhD studentship that takes a global perspective on stone axes.

The topic, entitled “Polished Axes: object biographies and the writing of world prehistories” will examine the iconic status of these objects and the role they have played in social evolution and the development of food producing economies.

Further details can be found here. The closing date for applications is 27 May 2011.