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Author Adams, Jenny L., author
Title Ground stone analysis : a technological approach / Jenny L. Adams
Imprint Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 2013
©2014
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  CC79.5.S76 A214 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001239375
Edition Second edition
Descript xiii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "Published in conjunction with Archaeology Southwest"
Includes bibliographical references and index
Part 1. A Foundation for Research -- 1. The Groundwork -- Determining Function -- Laying a Foundation for Analysis -- Classifying Ground Stone -- 2. Grinding Technology and Technological Analysis -- Design and Manufacture -- Use -- Wear -- Use-Wear Analysis -- Kinematics -- Disuse or the Afterlife -- Data Collection -- Answering Research Questions -- Analysis Strategy -- 3. Resources for Modeling Tool Use and Technological Behavior -- Photographs -- Ethnography -- Experimental Replication -- Designing Experimental Research -- Part 2. Artifact Descriptions -- 4. Abrading, Smoothing, and Polishing Tools -- Abraders and Smoothers -- Polishers -- Hide-Processing Stones -- 5. Grinding and Pulverizing Tools -- Manos and Metates -- Mortars -- Pitted and Cupped Stones -- Pestles -- Handstones -- Netherstones -- Grinding Slabs -- Lapstones -- Palettes -- 6. Percussion Tools -- Hammerstones -- Pecking Stones -- Choppers -- Chisels -- Crushers and Fergoliths -- Pottery Anvils -- Lithic Anvils -- 7. Hafted Percussion Tools -- Axes -- Mauls -- Picks -- Adzes -- Mattocks -- Hoes -- Tchamahias -- 8. Spinning Tools -- Fire-Drill Hearths -- Spindle Bases -- Whorls -- 9. Perforating, Cutting, and Scraping Tools -- Awls -- Reamers -- Tabular Tools -- Saws and Files -- Planes -- 10. Paraphernalia -- Atlatl Parts -- Balls -- Bell Stones -- Cruciforms -- Cylinders and Medicine Stones -- Plummets and Weights -- Disks -- Lightning Stones -- Pipes and Tubes -- Shaped Stones -- Pigments -- Personal Ornaments -- Figurines -- Ecofacts -- 11. Containers and Container Closures -- Bowls and Censers -- Trays -- Closures -- 12. Structural Stones -- Loomblocks -- Cooking Stones -- Trivets -- Fire-Cracked Rock -- Appendix A: General Artifact Form -- Appendix B: Handstone Form -- Appendix C: Netherstone Form -- Appendix D: Hafted Tool Form -- Appendix E: Grooved Artifact Form -- Appendix F: Perforated Artifact Form -- Glossary
Subject Stone implements -- Analysis
Archaeology -- Methodology
Alt Author Archaeology Southwest (Organization)
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