Study of shaft-hole axes published

Posted by Steve Burrow on April 04, 2011

Research in to the provenance of shaft-holes axes in the northern Adriatic published in current issue of Archaeometry.

The study aimed to characterise the axes using a range of mineralogical and chemical techniques in order to locate the primary outcrops of their raw materials and related areas of secondary exploitation.

Bernardini, F., De Min, A., Eichert, D., Alberti, A., Demarchi, G., Veluscek, A., Tuniz, C., and Montagnari Kokelj, E., (2011) Shaft-hole axes from Caput Adriae: mineraological and chemical constraints about the provenance of Serpentinitic artefacts. Archaeometry 53:2, 261-284.

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