Stone (or lithic) tools are among the most durable types of artefacts in the archaeological record, and major phases in human cultural evolution, such as the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic, are named after them. They are clearly an important and abundant source of information to archaeologists and much can be learned from them, as outlined in this article. But how important were they in the day-to-day life of people in the past?
How to Cite:
Sommer, U., 2005. Flint knapping in an early Neolithic settlement: Hanau Klein-Auheim. Archaeology International, 9, pp.49–52. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/ai.0913