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‘tracing shell traces’ by fotisif
February 25, 2008, 7:08 pm
Filed under: books, experimental, New World, shell technology


Yvonne Lammers-Keijsers’s thesis on the shell and stone artefacts from Anse à la Gourde and Morel in Guadeloupe.

More details at http://research.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?c=413

[Yvonne’s fascinating PhD is available freely as a pdf file and as a paperback at the Leiden University Press]


prehispanic workshops of spondylus princeps by fotisif
February 18, 2008, 10:35 am
Filed under: New World, Spondylus studies


Article by Anne-Marie Hocquenghem & Manuel Peña Ruiz (1994 ) La talla del material malacológico en Tumbes (Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Études Andines 23)

pietrele excavations by fotisif
February 18, 2008, 10:06 am
Filed under: excavation


Excavations of the German Archaeological Institute at the Copper Age settlement of Pietrele in Romania.


Spondylus food by verren
February 14, 2008, 2:36 pm
Filed under: Spondylus studies

Spondylus remains of food consumption

Mitrou, East Lokris, Central Greece. Late Bronze Age

Spondylus tools by verren
February 14, 2008, 2:34 pm
Filed under: Spondylus studies

Beach-worn Spondylus shells used as tools 

Proskynas, Phthiothis, Central Greece. Early Bronze Age

parts and wholes book review by fotisif
February 13, 2008, 11:16 am
Filed under: books, Europe, Spondylus studies

Reviews by Jonathan Last and Dimitrij Mleku & Mihael Budja on Chapman’s & Gaydarska’s book ‘Parts and Wholes: Fragmentation in Prehistoric Context’, where the case of the Spondylus gaederopus in Aegean and Balkan contexts is discussed.

dimitra shell ornaments by fotisif
February 13, 2008, 11:10 am
Filed under: Europe, Spondylus studies


Pdf-available (no images included) article on the shell ornaments from the prehistoric site of Dimitra, E. Macedonia, Greece by L. Karali, published at the Aegaeum series.