Publications and communications of Justin Coppe

Touzé, O., Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (2024). A morphometric and functional dataset on the lithic points from the Upper Palaeolithic site of Maisières-Canal (Province of Hainaut, Belgium). doi:10.58119/ULG/LAFHVF

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (25 October 2023). Terminal ballistic analysis of impact fractures reveals the use of spearthrower 31 ky ago at Maisières-Canal, Belgium. Scientific Reports, 13 (1), 18305. doi:10.1038/s41598-023-45554-w

Bodu, P. (Ed.), Jamon, M. (Ed.), Bachellerie, J. (Other coll.), Biard, M. (Other coll.), Bignon-Lau, O. (Other coll.), Coppe, J. (Other coll.), Dumarçay, G. (Other coll.), Gillot, D. (Other coll.), Goutas, N. (Other coll.), Guéret, C. (Other coll.), Heccan, L. (Other coll.), Julien, M.-A. (Other coll.), Lallauret, C. (Other coll.), Legrand-Pineau, A. (Other coll.), Lejay, M. (Other coll.), Leroyer, M. (Other coll.), Lesvignes, E. (Other coll.), Lucas, C. (Other coll.), Michel, M. (Other coll.), ... Touzé, O. (Other coll.). (2023). (Pré)Histoires d'Ormesson. Récit de 15 ans de fouilles archéologiques. Nanterre, France: CNRS / UMR 8068 TEMPS.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., Michel, M., Perdaen, Y., Devriendt, I., Geerts, F., Van Gils, M., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (22 December 2022). Final Pleistocene and Early Holocene hunter-gatherer technological organisation and human-environment interaction in Northeast Belgium [Paper presentation]. Journée de contact FNRS “Préhistoire – Prehistorie” 2022, Leuven, Belgium.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (27 October 2022). A referential framework for the identification of projectile points and propulsion modes built at the TraceoLab [Paper presentation]. 6ème CONEXP: Congrès International d'Archéologie Expérimentale, Pézénas, France.

Rots, V., Coppe, J., & Taipale, N. (August 2022). Tracing the evolution of stone projectile technology: reflections on the potential and constraints of current methods and perspectives offered by recent developments [Paper presentation]. PanAfrican Archaeological Conference, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Rots, V., Tomasso, A., Beyries, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Julien, M.-A., Lepers, C., M’hamdi, M., Sardelli, G., Purdue, L., & Porraz, G. (21 June 2022). The Stratigraphic Unit L17 and the composite bone tip of Les Prés de Laure [Paper presentation]. Vallées de Préhistoire.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Taipale, N., Coppe, J., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (June 2022). Reconstructing prehistoric hunter-gatherer behaviour through the study of stone tools: combining experimentation, use wear and residue analysis [Paper presentation]. 13th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies "Living Well Together", Dublin, Ireland.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (05 April 2022). Towards a referential framework for the identification of projectile points and propulsion modes [Paper presentation]. Awrana.

Coppe, J., Lepers, C., & Rots, V. (2022). Projectiles Under a New Angle: a Ballistic Analysis Provides an Important Building Block to Grasp Paleolithic Weapon Technology. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory. doi:10.1007/s10816-022-09551-z

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Van gils, M., Geerts, F., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2022). Gone with the wind? Evaluating the functional potential of a federmessergruppen assemblage from the eroded dune landscape of Lommel Maatheide [Paper presentation]. 3th Conference of the Association of Archaeological Wear and Residue Analysts, Barcelona, Spain.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Geerts, F., Van Gils, M., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2021). A closer look at an eroded dune landscape: first functional insights into the Federmessergruppen site of Lommel-Maatheide. Peer Community Journal. doi:10.24072/pcjournal.67

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (07 October 2021). Fracture mechanics and the identification of projectiles: what is the influence of raw material? [Paper presentation]. Rock and Roll: 13th International Symposium on Knappable Materials, Tarragona (held on-line), Spain.

Tomasso, S., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Geerts, F., Van Gils, M., De Bie, M., & Rots, V. (2021). A closer look at an eroded dune landscape: first functional insights into the Federmessergruppen site of Lommel - Maatheide. (1). ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/263395. doi:10.31219/osf.io/pf3sm

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (07 September 2021). How does a projectile fly? Using Ballistics and Fracture mechanics to try and recognise Palaeolithic weapon systems [Paper presentation]. European Association of Archaeologists, Kiel, Germany.

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (26 August 2021). The importance of understanding the influence of raw material on fracture mechanics when searching for projectiles [Paper presentation]. SAfA 2021 - Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAfA) 25th Biennial Meeting, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2021). Functioneel onderzoek van Laat-Paleolithische en Vroeg-Mesolithische sites in Vlaanderen. Belgium: Agentschap Onroerend Erfgoed.

Rots, V., Coppe, J., & Conard, N. J. (2021). A leaf point documents hunting with spears in the Middle Paleolithic at Hohle Fels, Germany. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Urgeschichte, 30, 28. doi:10.51315/mgfu.2021.30004

Touzé, O., Bodu, P., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2021). The site of Ormesson – Les Bossats (Seine-et-Marne, France) around 31 ka cal. BP: Contribution of the Lithic Industry to the Understanding of Site Function and Occupation of the Paris Basin during the Early Gravettian. In O. Touzé, N. Goutas, H. Salomon, ... P. Noiret (Eds.), Les sociétés gravettiennes du Nord-Ouest européen : nouveaux sites, nouvelles données, nouvelles lectures (pp. 155-181). Liège - Bruxelles, Belgium: Presses universitaires de Liège - Société royale belge d'Anthropologie et de Préhistoire.

Coppe, J. (2020). Sur les traces de l'armement préhistorique: Mise au point d'une méthode pour reconstruire les modes d'emmanchement et de propulsion des armatures lithiques par une approche expérimentale, mécanique et balistique [Doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/251688

Cnuts, D., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2020). Functioneel onderzoek van Laat-Paleolithische en Vroeg-Mesolithische sites in Vlaanderen. Synthese-onderzoek archeologie 2018. Agentschap Onroerend erfgoed.

Coppe, J., Lepers, C., Clarenne, V., Delaunois, E., Pirlot, M., & Rots, V. (2019). Ballistic study tackles kinetic energy values of Palaeolithic weaponry. Archaeometry. doi:10.1111/arcm.12452

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., Touzé, O., Bodu, P., Chiotti, L., & Rots, V. (30 May 2018). New light on the variability of hunting equipment in the Gravettian [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2018. Beyond use-wear traces: On tools and people, Nice, France.

Taipale, N., Tomasso, S., Coppe, J., Touzé, O., & Rots, V. (30 May 2018). Untangling tangs: Implications of tanged stone tool morphologies for hafting and raw material use in the Palaeolithic [Paper presentation]. AWRANA 2018. Beyond use-wear traces: On tools and people, Nice, France.

Tomasso, A., Rots, V., Purdue, L., Beyries, S., Buckley, M., Cheval, C., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Julien, M.-A., Grenet, M., Lepers, C., M'hamdi, M., Simon, P., Sorin, S., & Porraz, G. (2018). Gravettian weaponry: 23,500-year-old evidence of a composite barbed point from Les Prés de Laure (France). Journal of Archaeological Science. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2018.05.003

Coppe, J., Taipale, N., Touzé, O., & Rots, V. (12 April 2018). Reconstructing the design of Gravettian weapons: techno-functional approach to tanged points from Maisières-Canal [Paper presentation]. North-Western Europe during the Gravettian: contributions of recent research to the understanding of the societies and their environments, Liège, Belgium.

Touzé, O., Bodu, P., Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (12 April 2018). The site of Ormesson – Les Bossats around 27.000 BP: contribution of the lithic industry to the understanding of site function and occupation of the Paris Basin during the Early Gravettian [Paper presentation]. North-Western Europe during the Gravettian. Contributions of recent research to the understanding of the societies and their environments, Liège, Belgium.

Bodu, P., Ballinger, M., Baillet, M., Coppe, J., Dumarçay, G., Goutas, N., Julien, M.-A., Lacarrière, J., Legrand-Pineau, A., Lejay, M., Leroyer, M., Lucas, C., Moine, O., Naton, H.-G., Peschaux, C., Rots, V., Salomon, H., Stoetzel, E., Suire, J., ... Touzé, O. (2018). Quand Ormesson rimait avec bison. Nemours, France: Communauté de communes du Pays de Nemours.

Taipale, N., Coppe, J., Touzé, O., & Rots, V. (23 September 2017). The weapon system behind the point: Early Gravettian hunting technologies at Maisières-Canal [Paper presentation]. 7th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution, Leiden, Netherlands.

Coppe, J., Clarenne, V., Pirlot, M., & Rots, V. (30 March 2017). The ballistic performance of prehistoric weapons: first results of a comparative study [Paper presentation]. Society for American Archaeology, Vancouvert, Canada.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (2017). Focus on the target. The importance of a transparent fracture terminology for understanding projectile points and projecting modes. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 12, 109-123. doi:10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.01.010

Tomasso, A., Rots, V., Purdue, L., Beyries, S., Buckley, M., Cheval, C., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Julien, M.-A., Grenet, M., Lepers, C., M'Hamdi, M., Simon, P., Sorin, S., & Porraz, G. (2017). The Upper Paleolithic site of Les Prés de Laure (France) sheds new light on Palaeolithic weaponry [Paper presentation]. European Society for the study of Human Evolution ESHE 7th Annual Meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.

Touzé, O., Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Rots, V. (17 December 2016). Manufacture and use of points at Maisières-Canal [Paper presentation]. Journée du Groupe de contact FNRS « Préhistoire - Prehistorie », Bruxelles, Belgium.

Touzé, O., Salomon, H., Goutas, N., Bodu, P., Cauwe, N., Coppe, J., Delvigne, V., Flas, D., Germonpré, M., Jadin, I., Jungels, C., Lacarrière, J., Mevel, L., Peschaux, C., Rots, V., Taipale, N., Tartar, E., & Noiret, P. (17 December 2016). Présentation du projet Economie et pratiques des sociétés gravettiennes dans le Nord-Ouest de l’Europe (ECOPRAT) [Poster presentation]. Journée du Groupe de contact FNRS « Préhistoire - Prehistorie », Bruxelles, Belgium.

Touzé, O., Coppe, J., & Schmit, S. (2016). Nouvel indice d'une occupation de l'Est de la France au Paléolithique supérieur ancien: découverte d'une pointe pédonculée à Rimling "Kohlhecke", Moselle. Notae Praehistoricae, 36.

Coppe, J., & Lepers, C. (03 June 2015). Reflections on how to haft projectiles in practice: a struggle between toughness and morphological potential [Paper presentation]. Contact day FNRS: Workshop on residues and hafting, Liege, Belgium.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (29 May 2015). Toward a more precise terminology for impact damage and an improved understanding of hunting weapons: First results from a large scale systematic experiment [Paper presentation]. AWRANA Meeting Connecting people a nd technologies, Leiden, Netherlands.

Coppe, J., Tomasso, S., & Rots, V. (2015). Le TraceoLab de l'université de Liège: regarder les traces pour mieux comprendre l'outil. In Rapports. Archéologie. Belgium: Région Wallonne.

Coppe, J. (06 December 2014). Paleolithic projectiles and their projecting mode [Poster presentation]. Journée de contact FNRS “Préhistoire – Prehistorie” 2014, Liege, Belgium.

Coppe, J., & Rots, V. (September 2014). Ambiguity in the terminologies used to document impact wear on projectile points : towards an improved descriptive framework [Paper presentation]. XVII Union internationale des sciences préhistoriques et protohistoriques, Burgos, Spain.

Coppe, J., Bonjean, D., & Di Modica, K. (March 2014). Lithic technologies among the late neandertal populations of the meuse basin, Scladina cave MIS 3 archaeological complex as a case study [Poster presentation]. Middle Palaeolithic in north-west Europe : multidisciplinary approaches, Namur, Belgium.

Rots, V., Cnuts, D., Coppe, J., Taipale, N., & Tomasso, S. (07 December 2013). Functional studies at Liège [Poster presentation]. Journée de contact FNRS “Préhistoire – Prehistorie” 2013, Eupen, Belgium.