Friday 23 November 2012

Penny Spikins, Handaxes, and the 'Trustworthy' H. ergaster: The Annual Subversive Archaeologist Thanksgiving Day Turkey Shoot

A number of colleagues have commented that it gave the appearance of an argument for inherent violence among the great apes, especially humans. That canard was presumed dead and buried—in absentia—in the 1970s.

Those wishing to see the Subversive Archaeologist's plucky gaggle of remarks with respect to Penny Spikins's theory of the meaning of handaxe shape are welcome to click over to the original content at

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  1. Dear Dr. Gargett,

    Please e-mail me a link to your analysis of the Manis Mastodon site. My e-mail address is:



    Monte McCrossin


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