Françoise Bostyn

Professor of Neolithic Archaeology, Paris 1-Pantheon-Sorbonne University

Françoise Bostyn is professor of Neolithic archaeology at the Paris 1-Pantheon-Sorbonne University. She is a specialist of Neolithic period and works more particularly on lithic technical systems from the end of the 6th millennium to the 4th millennium BC in northern France. Through a global technological approach, she addresses issues of artisanal specialisation and exchange networks in early and middle Neolithic societies.


Prehistoric Flint Mines in Europe

ed. Françoise Bostyn

This volume offers a review of major flint mines dating from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age. The 18 articles were contributed by archaeologists from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden, using the same framework to propose a uniform view of the mining phenomenon. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

From Mine to User: Production and Procurement Systems of Siliceous Rocks in the European Neolithic and Bronze Age

ed. Françoise Bostyn

Presents papers from Parts 1 and 2 of Session XXXIII of the 18th UISPP World Congress (Paris, June 2018). The first part, 'Siliceous rocks: procurement and distribution systems', looks at production systems and the diffusion of mining products, while the second, 'Flint mines and chipping floors...', focuses on knapping activities. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | Open Access