• ERC Starting Grant

    EVO-HAFT

    Evolution of Stone tool Hafting in the Palaeolithic

  • ERC Starting Grant

    EVO-HAFT

    Evolution of Stone tool Hafting in the Palaeolithic

  • ERC Starting Grant

    EVO-HAFT

    Evolution of Stone tool Hafting in the Palaeolithic

Thematic Studies

Appearance of hafting

When does hafting first appear?

Hafting in the MP & UP in Europe

What is the variability in hafting?

Hafting in the MSA in Africa

What about hafting in the MSA in Africa?

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Methodological Studies

Hafting

Use and hafting wear on Middle and Upper Palaeolithic tools

Projectile Identification

Methodology & Experimentation

Residue analysis

Methodology & Experimentation

Sites

Our work on Old World sites

Schöningen

Helmstedt, Germany

Hohle Fels cave

Swabian Jura, South-West Germany

Abri Pataud

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Dordogne, France

Fumane Cave

Verona, Italy

Sibudu Cave

North of the city of Durban, near Tongathi, South Africa

Mochena Borago

Southwest Ethiopian Highlands

Bushmen Rock Shelter_Evohaft_project

Bushman Rockshelter

Limpopo, South Africa

Geissenklösterle Cave

Swabian Jura, South-West Germany

The EVO-HAFT research project focusses on the evolution and variability of Palaeolithic stone tool hafting in Europe and the remaining Old World through a comprehensive functional investigation that includes the analysis of wear traces & residues.

EVO-HAFT

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September 19, 2018 No Comments

Workshop Liege 2018

Taphonomy of Use-wear Traces & Residues on Stone Tools: Issues & Perspectives Workshop 2018 September 26, 2018 | 09:00 – 17:00 University of Liege, Place du XX aout 7, A4, Musée de Préhistoire Program 09:00 Taphonomy & stone tool residues: understanding processes of deposition, removal & decay Dries Cnuts, TraceoLab / Prehistory Liège Université 10:00 […]

September 19, 2018 No Comments

Nuit des Chercheurs 2018

Un microscope pour voyager dans le temps Vendredi 28 septembre 2018, de 17 à 21h Médiacité Liège, Boulevard Raymond Poincaré 7, 4020 Liège Le TraceoLab, chercheurs & étudiants, présentera la démarche scientifique qui permet aux préhistoriens, à partir d’outils en pierre et des déchets de leur fabrication, de remonter le fil du temps pour tenter […]

May 23, 2018 No Comments

ULiege | Press Release | May 22th 2018

Découverte de la plus ancienne arme de chasse connue Les archéologues de l’ULiège découvrent la plus ancienne arme de chasse composite connue, vieille de plus de 23 000 ans. Une étude pilotée par le CNRS (France) et l’Université de Liège, publiée dans la revue Journal of Archaeological Science, révèle la découverte inédite d’une arme vieille […]

Project Funding

ERC Starting Grant