Abstract

Since it was first identified (Tindale & Macgraith, 1931:281), the role of the horsehoof core in Australian stone tool technology has been the subject of differing interpretations. From examination of both archaeological and experimentally-replicated material, I present some observations and conclusions intended to further illuminate this question.

 
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Short Form
Akerman, 1993, Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 17: 125–127
Author
Kim Akerman
Year
1993
Title
The status of the horsehoof core. In F.D. McCarthy, Commemorative Papers (Archaeology, Anthropology, Rock Art), ed. Jim Specht
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement
Volume
17
Start Page
125
End Page
127
DOI
10.3853/j.0812-7387.17.1993.64
Language
English
Date Published
27 May 1993
Cover Date
27 May 1993
ISBN
ISBN 0-7310-0280-6
ISSN
0812-7387
CODEN
RAMSEZ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
ARCHAEOLOGY; CULTURE: INDIGENOUS; ETHNOGRAPHY; AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM
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16 June 2009
Reference Number
64
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