Archaeology and Language III
Artefacts, Languages and Texts
Edited by Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
Routledge – 1999 – 320 pages
Series: One World Archaeology
Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory. Individual chapters present case studies of artefacts and fragmentary textual materials, concerned with the reconstruction of houses, maritime technology, pottery and grave goods.