The Early Bronze Age blade workshop at Titris Hoyuk: lithic specialization in an urban context

Timothy Matney, The University of Akron


Investigates the early bronze age blade workshop at Titris Hoyuk, Turkey to understand the structure of lithic specialization in an urban context. Characteristics of the excavation site; Description of the Canaanean blade workshop; Organization of chipped stone technologies; Domestic context of the technology; Implication for understanding blade production.