Working at the Sharp End:

From Bone and Antler to Early Mesolithic Life in Northern Europe

  • edited by Daniel Groß, Detlef Jantzen, Harald Lübke, John Meadows, Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinavische Archäologie
  • Untersuchungen und Materialien zur Steinzeit in Schleswig-Holstein und im Ostseeraum
  • volume: 10
  • 1. Auflage
  • 29,7 x 21,5 cm
  • 408 pp.
  • Release date: 31.03.2020
  • 978-3-529-01861-9

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chapter 1 (pp. 15–111)

Re-evaluation of the site Hohen Viecheln 1

chapter 2 (pp. 113–126)

Radiocarbon dating bone and antler artefacts from Mesolithic Hohen Viecheln (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany)

chapter 3 (pp. 127–162)

The osseous technology of Hohen Viecheln: A Maglemosian idiosyncrasy?

chapter 5 (pp. 179–192)

Nordic Visits to Hohen Viecheln, Mecklenburg

chapter 6 (pp. 193–201)

The Mesolithic bone industries of northeast Germany and their geo-archaeological background

chapter 7 (pp. 203–238)

Early Mesolithic bone points from Schleswig-Holstein

chapter 8 (pp. 239–254)

Early Mesolithic hunting strategies for red deer, roe deer and wild boar at Friesack 4, a three-stage Preboreal and Boreal site in northern Germany

chapter 9 (pp. 255–262)

Lost at the bottom of the lake. Early and Middle Mesolithic leister points found in the bog Rönneholms Mosse, southern Sweden

chapter 10 (pp. 263–287)

Points of bone and antler from the Late Mesolithic settlement in Motala, eastern central Sweden

chapter 11 (pp. 289–303)

The Early Mesolithic fisheries of southern Scandinavia

chapter 12 (pp. 305–318)

The Early Mesolithic bone and antler industry in Latvia, eastern Baltic

chapter 13 (pp. 319–339)

Early Mesolithic barbed bone points in the Volga-Oka interfluve

chapter 14 (pp. 341–365)

Bone and antler projectile points from the Meso-Neolithic site Zamostje 2, Moscow region, Russia

chapter 15 (pp. 367–382)

Early Mesolithic bone projectile points of the Urals

chapter 16 (pp. 383–404)

Hunting beneath the waves. Bone and antler points from North Sea Doggerland off the Dutch coast

chapter 17 (pp. 419–432)

Understanding the bone and antler assemblages from Star Carr

chapter 18 (pp. 405–418)

Excavations at Star Carr: past and present

Description

Based on an internal workshop: ZBSA Schleswig March 14th–16th 2016, concerning the project: »Neubewertung von Chronologie und Stratigraphie des frühholozänen Fundplatzes Hohen Viecheln (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der diagnostischen Knochenartefakte« (»Re-evaluation of the chronology and stratigraphy of the early Holocene site Hohen Viecheln (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany), with particular focus on the diagnostic bone artefacts«), which is granted from May 2015 to October 2016 by the German Research Foundation (DFG) the workshop will set the wider frame for comparison of the site Hohen Viecheln.

Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinavische Archäologie

The Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology (Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinavische Archäologie—ZBSA) in Schleswig operates under the aegis of the Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen Schloss Gottorf (Foundation of the Schleswig-Holstein State Museums at Schloss Gottorf) and is a non-university research institute with an international orientation. We are involved in archaeological research in the North Sea and Baltic regions as well as in Scandinavia with the application of a wide variety of methods.

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