Definition of Levallois in English:
noun[usually as modifier] Archaeology
early 20th century: named after a suburb of northern Paris.
- Example sentences
- In addition, about 30 lithic artifacts have been recovered, including scrapers, denticulates, a hand axe, and several Levalloisian stone tools.
- The introduction of both Levalloisian and retouch techniques made production of these tools possible.
- Most importantly, the Levalloisian industry resulted in an invention that would change everything that had come before: the spear point.
Pronunciation: /ˌlevəˈloizēən, ləˌvalˈwäzēən/adjective
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