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Maybe fuelled by recent claims that #Neolithic hunters were too "simple" and thus not capable of cultural achievements, there seems to be a misunderstanding about the "#pottery" part in #PrePotteryNeolithic (PPN).

They actually *did* use vessels. Just other vessels.

A short 🧵: Illustration of a Neolithic house with a woman sitting on th
Well known and clearly associated with #PrePotteryNeolithic contexts are e.g. #StoneVessels from different places like #KörtikTepe in Turkey or #JerfElAhmar and #TellAbr in Syria as well as (often fragmented though) many more related sites (including Göbekli Tepe by the way). Photo of two stone vessels, bowl-like with perforations at t
Bringing up the #GöbekliTepe fragments since they illustrate why finding complete vessels is comparably rare: the material was too valuable to not re-use it.

@lauradietrich_, @odietrich_, & myself discussed the "afterlife" of such #StoneVessels here:… Plate with drawings of three stone vessel fragments, apparen
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Bergtour zu meiner Patentochter Stefi, die auf der Martin Busch Hütte (2.500 m) in Vent, Tirol das Service schupft. Weitere Eindrücke folgen.
Martin Busch Hütte (vormals Samoahütte) auf 2.501 m und Similaunhütte (3.019 m), da wird die Luft schon dünner. Unvergleichbarer Ötztaler Dialekt, seit 2010 immaterielles UNESCO Kulturerbe.
Alte und neue Schäferhütte. Schäfer = 23 Jahre jung und Hüter über 1.700 Schafe. Seine 2 Hütehunde befolgen Befehle, einer in deutscher, einer in englischer Sprache. So kann er gezielt mit ihnen arbeiten, ohne dass beide in die gleiche Richtung rennen.
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