Dr. Caroline Hamon

Caroline Hamon is a permanent researcher at the CNRS (UMR 8215 Trajectoires, France). She is specialized in the economies and subsistence strategies of the period spanning from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze age. Through a multidisciplinary approach (technology, use-wear analysis, anthropology of techniques), her work focuses on the economic and symbolic functions of querns and macrolithic tools in the dietary practices, craft production and exploitation of mineral resources. She has worked in different areas, from north-western Europe, to the western Mediterranean and the Caucasus.


Books by Caroline Hamon

Beyond Use-Wear Traces

Going from tools to people by means of archaeological wear and residue analyses

Edited by Sylvie Beyries, Caroline Hamon & Yolaine Maigrot | Forthcoming

This book brings together 30 papers by leading scholars in the field of usewear and residue analysis. This publication aims to revive the debate on the role of traceology (use-wear and residues) in multidisciplinary approaches…










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