Lithic raw material exploitation and circulation in Préhistory


A comparative perspective in diverse paleoenvironments

par Masayoshi YAMADA & Akira ONO

Table of content

Preface, Marcel Otte
Forward, Masayoshi Yamada
Introduction, Akira Ono
Part I – General perspectives
1.1 – Rivers as orientation axes for migrations, exchange networks and transmission of cultural traditions in the Upper Palaeolithic of Central Europe, Harald Floss
1.2 – The Contribution of obsidian characterization studies to early prehistoric archaeology, Tristan Carter
1.3 – The mesolithic project Ullafelsen in Tyrol (Austria), Dieter Schäfer
1.4 – Carpathian obsidians: state of art, Katalin T. Biró
1.5 – Paleolithic of Ukraine: The main diachronic and spatial trends of lithic raw materials exploitation, Vadim Stepanchuk
Part II – Regional perspectives
2.1 – The raw material variability in the mesolithic site of Ullafelsen (Sellrain,  Tyrol, Austria), Stefano Bertola
2.2 – Petroarchaeological research in the Carpathian Basin: methods, results, challenges, Katalin T. Biró
2.3 – Obsidian outcrops in Ukrainian transcarpathians and their use during the  Paleolithic time, Sergey Ryzov
2.4 – Small opportunities and big needs: Mira Early Upper Paleolithic case of raw materials exploitation (Dnieper basin, Ukraine), Vadim Stepanchuk
2.5 – Obsidian exploitation and circulation in Late Pleistocene Hokkaido in the northern part of the Japanese Archipelago, Hiroyuki Sato & Miyuki Yakushige
2.6 – Upper Palaeolithic obsidian use in Central Japan: the origin of obsidian source exploitation, Kazutaka Shimada
2.7 – Acquisition and consumption of obsidian in the Upper Palaeolithic on Kyushu, Japan, Kojiro Shiba

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