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Title:

The Lublin-Volhynian culture retouched blade daggers in light of usewear analysis of artefacts from burials at site 2 in Książnice, Poland

Subtitle:

Archaeologia Polona Vol. 54 (2016)

Creator:

Wilk, Stanisław ; Kufel-Diakowska, Bernadeta

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Date issued/created:

2016

Description:

ill. ; 24 cm

Subject and Keywords:

Lublin-Volhynian culture ; Eneolithic ; retouched blade daggers ; usewear analyses ; Książnice

Abstract:

The Lublin-Volhynian culture retouched blade daggers are unique forms of flint tools in the Eneolithic in Poland. They are most often found in male graves, around the chest or skull, as signs of prestige and high status of men possessing them. Anna Zakościelna also suggested that such kind of tools did not served utilitarian function. Contrary to prevailing opinion usewear analyses of retouched blade daggers from the Lublin-Volhynian culture burial ground site 2 in Książnice, Busko Zdrój district, showed that they bear intense and various traces of use.

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Relation:

Archaeologia Polona

Volume:

54

Start page:

151

End page:

165

Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

0066-5924

Source:

IAiE PAN, call no. P 357 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 358 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 356 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. Access only on terminals at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, may be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms.

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences