archaeological stone quarries

Stone Quarries - World Heritage Site - Pictures, Info and ...

Stone Quarries. WHS in which stone quarrying is a significant element ie Where Quarrying has been carried out on an industrial scale in relation to the technology of the period or has particular cultural or associative value. ... Archaeological research has documented in several parts of the property the quarries used for the provision of stone ...

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Archaeological Approaches to Obsidian Quarries ...

2012-10-22  Prehistoric stone tool quarries can be a source information about past resource exploitation and management, tool production, and labor organization. Research is complicated, however, by the sheer abundance of discarded material and by a dearth of temporally diagnostic evidence.

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Ancient stone quarries on the Iberian peninsula: Updated ...

2021-4-6  Ancient stone quarries on the Iberian peninsula: Updated research and methodological approaches - A. G. Gutiérrez Garcia-Moreno, and P. Rouillard, eds. 2018. Lapidum natura restat: Canteras antiguas de la península ibérica en su contexto (cronología, técnicas y organización de la explotación). Tarragona and Madrid: Institut Català d'Arqueologia Clàssica and Casa de Velázquez.

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Lithic Quarries in Pennsylvania: The Archaeology of Tool ...

2016-3-29  Lithic Quarries in Pennsylvania: The Archaeology of Tool Stone Procurement ABSTRACT The study of tool stone procurement and distribution has been a long-standing interest for archaeologists in Pennsylvania and surrounding regions. Despite this, there have been few systematic archaeological studies of quarries, outcrops and secondary sources.

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Overview: Lithic quarries in Pennsylvania: the archaeology ...

2021-8-30  Andrews, BW, Murtha, TM, Scheetz, BE (2004) Approaching the Hatch jasper quarry from a technological perspective: A study of prehistoric stone tool production in central Pennsylvania, Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 29(2): 57 – 101. Google Scholar

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(PDF) Ph.D. Dissertation: Stones of the Butterfly ...

PDF On Jun 1, 2003, Scott M. Fitzpatrick published Ph.D. Dissertation: Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Western Caroline Islands ...

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A collapsed narrative? Geochemistry and spatial ...

2018-4-1  Archaeological Investigations of Stone Adzes and Quarries on Easter Island C.M. Stevenson , G. Lee , F.J. Morin (Eds.) , Easter Island in Pacific Context South Seas Symposium: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Easter Island and East Polynesia, Easter Island Foundation, Los Osos ( 1998 ) , pp. 304 - 311

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Hidden in plain sight: the archaeological landscape of ...

The results show that Mithaka Country has a substantial and diverse archaeological record, including numerous large stone quarries, multiple ritual structures and substantial dwellings. Our archaeological research revealed unknown aspects, such as the scale of Mithaka quarrying, which could stimulate re-evaluation of Aboriginal socio-economic ...

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Quarrying of Stonehenge ‘bluestones’ dated to 3000 BC ...

2019-2-19  Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge ‘bluestones’, provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5,000 years ago, according to a new UCL-led study. Geologists have long known that 42 of Stonehenge’s smaller stones

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The Geology and Archaeology of the Ancient Silicified ...

The ancient silicified sandstone quarries of Gebel Gulab and Gebel Tingar, covering an area of 12 km² on the west bank of the Nile at Aswan, were one of the major sources of this type of stone, which was used for elite and utilitarian products in antiquity. A systematic geological and archaeological survey of the quarries concluded that the quarries were mainly exploited for utilitarian ...

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Review of ‘Time to Quarry: The Archaeology of Stone ...

Archaeology Program, School of Historical and European Studies, La Trobe University, Bundoora Vic. 3086, Australia. Quarries have long been recognised by Australian archaeologists interested in the study of stone artefacts.

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Ancient quarries and other archaeology at Gharb Aswan ...

2010-10-22  The region around the old border- and trading town of Aswan in Upper Egypt features one of the world's most prominent ancient quarry landscapes. It covers an area of some 100 square kilometres on both banks of the Nile from the Old Aswan Dam in the south to Wadi Kubbaniya in the north. Within this

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(PDF) Ph.D. Dissertation: Stones of the Butterfly ...

PDF On Jun 1, 2003, Scott M. Fitzpatrick published Ph.D. Dissertation: Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Western Caroline Islands ...

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Recording Historic Stone Quarries – Dyfed Archaeological

A 10km x 10km sample area was selected and records created for the 242 quarries identified within in shown on historic Ordnance Survey maps. Extrapolation from this sample indicates that there are c.13,000 historically worked stone quarries in Dyfed marked on Ordnance Survey maps. Recording Historic Stone Quarries Pilot Study.

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Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of ...

2019-9-16  Abstract: Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Micronesia For centuries, peoples from the island of Yap in the western Pacific voyaged southward to the Palauan archipelago to quarry their famous stone money in limestone caves.

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A collapsed narrative? Geochemistry and spatial ...

2018-4-1  Archaeological Investigations of Stone Adzes and Quarries on Easter Island C.M. Stevenson , G. Lee , F.J. Morin (Eds.) , Easter Island in Pacific Context South Seas Symposium: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Easter Island and East Polynesia, Easter Island Foundation, Los Osos ( 1998 ) , pp. 304 - 311

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(PDF) Archaeological Research at Tosawihi Quarries,

RESEARCH REPORTS Archaeological Research at Tosawihi Quarries, Nevada Robert G. Elston P.O. Box 500, Silver City, Nevada 89428, USA Introduction Between 1987 and 1992, Intermountain Research (IMR), on behalf of several mining consultants and companies, conducted a program of survey, testing, and data recovery at Tosawihi Quarries, north-central ...

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Quarrying of Stonehenge ‘bluestones’ dated to 3000 BC ...

2019-2-19  Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge ‘bluestones’, provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5,000 years ago, according to a new UCL-led study. Geologists have long known that 42 of Stonehenge’s smaller stones

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Scott M. Fitzpatrick - Archaeological Institute of America

Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Micronesia. For centuries, peoples from the island of Yap in the western Pacific voyaged southward to the Palauan archipelago to quarry their famous stone money in limestone caves. The carving and transport of stone

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Stone Quarries - World Heritage Site - Pictures, Info and ...

Stone Quarries. WHS in which stone quarrying is a significant element ie Where Quarrying has been carried out on an industrial scale in relation to the technology of the period or has particular cultural or associative value. ... Archaeological research has documented in several parts of the property the quarries used for the provision of stone ...

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RECORDING HISTORIC STONE QUARRIES - Dyfed

2021-2-20  ERN 116350 Recording Historic Stone Quarries Dyfed Archaeological Trust Report Number 2019/04 RECORDING HISTORIC STONE QUARRIES TABLE OF CONTENTS Summary/Crynodeb 1 Introduction 2 Methodology 2 Results 4 Problems encountered and recommendations for future work 6 Acknowledgements 6 Sources 6 Figures Figure 1.

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(PDF) Ph.D. Dissertation: Stones of the Butterfly ...

PDF On Jun 1, 2003, Scott M. Fitzpatrick published Ph.D. Dissertation: Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Western Caroline Islands ...

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A collapsed narrative? Geochemistry and spatial ...

2018-4-1  Archaeological Investigations of Stone Adzes and Quarries on Easter Island C.M. Stevenson , G. Lee , F.J. Morin (Eds.) , Easter Island in Pacific Context South Seas Symposium: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Easter Island and East Polynesia, Easter Island Foundation, Los Osos ( 1998 ) , pp. 304 - 311

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Gypsum quarries in the northern Faiyum quarry

2015-3-4  GypSum quarrieS iN tHe NortHerN faiyum quarry laNDScape, eGypt: a G eo-arcHaeoloGical caSe StuDy n and alluvial lateral accretion channel de-posits that record sporadic but gradual Late Eocene regression of the Tethys Sea”. Sandstone with gypsum is found in the upper part of the member. On top of the Qasr el-Sagha Formation follows the

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Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of ...

2019-9-16  Abstract: Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Micronesia For centuries, peoples from the island of Yap in the western Pacific voyaged southward to the Palauan archipelago to quarry their famous stone money in limestone caves.

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Archaeological Investigation of Omis Cave: A Yapese

Palau associated with Yápese stone money quarrying activities. In 1998 a project was initiated with the Palau Division of Cultural Affairs to intensively survey and record sev-eral of these quarries. As there had been no previous intensive archaeological investigations of any quarry, Omis Cave (B:OR-1:35) was selected as the first of these sites.

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Recording Historic Stone Quarries – Dyfed Archaeological

A 10km x 10km sample area was selected and records created for the 242 quarries identified within in shown on historic Ordnance Survey maps. Extrapolation from this sample indicates that there are c.13,000 historically worked stone quarries in Dyfed marked on Ordnance Survey maps. Recording Historic Stone Quarries Pilot Study.

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Quarrying of Stonehenge ‘bluestones’ dated to 3000 BC ...

2019-2-19  Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge ‘bluestones’, provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5,000 years ago, according to a new UCL-led study. Geologists have long known that 42 of Stonehenge’s smaller stones

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Scott M. Fitzpatrick - Archaeological Institute of America

Stones of the Butterfly: Archaeological Investigation of Yapese Stone Money Quarries in Palau, Micronesia. For centuries, peoples from the island of Yap in the western Pacific voyaged southward to the Palauan archipelago to quarry their famous stone money in limestone caves. The carving and transport of stone

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