ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2021 (Vols. 1-59)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
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'Neustupný E, 2013: The archaeology of artefacts. Anthropologie (Brno) 51, 2: 169-174'.
 
Abstract
Artefacts form an inseparable couple with humans. Their circulation among humans follows the principles of (artefact) inheritance; their formal variation is given by degrees of complexity, which is the basis of archaeological institutes determining social relations. The couple artefacts-humans is the basis of the Human World, an entity higher than Nature. Certain concepts valid in Nature, such as life and death, lose significance in the Human World.
 
Keywords
Human World - (Cultural) inheritance - Degrees of complexity - Archaeological institutes
 
 
 
 

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