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Pleistocene seed-grinding implements from the Australian arid zone

  • Richard Fullagar (a1) and Judith Field (a2)

Grinding-stones as a technology are seen as a key element in the artefactual transformations of the latest Pleistocene – both for themselves and the foods which were ground on them. In Australia, as in other regions, their age and status is also material to what (if any) kind of a broad-spectrum revolution in foraging accompanied them.

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