Chapter 4 presents a detailed account of the field and laboratory methodologies used at Gesher Benot Yaʻaqov. It provides a comprehensive description of the excavation methods and techniques pertaining to the grid, elevations, coordinates, sieving, sediment sampling, drafting of maps and cross-sections, and conservation. Laboratory methods include detailed descriptions of sediment sorting and lithic analysis, the latter including attribute analysis that incorporates in-depth descriptions of typological, technological, and morphological characteristics. This chapter is accompanied by five appendices presenting the typological list and the attributes and attribute states recorded for flakes and flake tools, cores and core tools, handaxes, and cleavers.
|Title of host publication||Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - 2018|
|Name||Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology|
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- Attribute analysis
- Excavation methods
- Gesher Benot Yaʻaqov
- Laboratory methodology
- Lithic analysis
- Sieving and sorting