Mesolithic

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British Mesolithic assemblages

Counts of 5 different stone artifact types from 33 Mesolithic sites in Britain.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data("Mesolithic")
Details

Data on 33 Mesolithic (9000 - 4000 BCE) assemblages are a subset Pitts (1979) extracted from a set published by Mellars (1976). The data were scanned from Table A3 (Appendix A) in Baxter (1994).

Format

A data frame with 33 observations on the following 5 variables.

Microliths

Number of microliths

Scrapers

Number of scrapers

Burins

Number of burins

Axes

Number of axes

Saws

Number of saws

Aliases
  • Mesolithic
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data(Mesolithic)
Mesolithic.pct <- prop.table(as.matrix(Mesolithic), 1)*100
apply(Mesolithic.pct, 2, quantile)
cor(Mesolithic.pct)
# }
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