Collaboration. In: Y. Pailler, M. Errera, J. Rolet 'L’outillage poli et les objets de parure' - NMS Research Repository
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Collaboration. In: Y. Pailler, M. Errera, J. Rolet 'L’outillage poli et les objets de parure'

Abstract

The polished material discovered during the excavations of the site is limited to twenty-two objects. Their petrographic and spectroradiometric allows us to define exploited rocks and in some cases to provide the source of raw materials. Polished stone axes are highly fragmented and exclusively made of fibrolites. Two continental sources of this rock have been exploited for the manufacture of tools. The pendants were shaped in various rock probably collected from the foreshore in the form of pebbles. Finally, a series of small disc beads was performed in schistose rocks (gneiss, schist); their local origin leaves little doubt. Only one finished disc bead is made of shell. The distribution of these objects and their stratigraphic position are in line with an allocation to the Final Neolithic. Finally, a spindle whorl fragment seems to belong to the Early Bronze Age occupation of the site.

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