After a brief discussion of the various ways the use-life of an object can be prolonged, an additional method is illustrated, that of adjacent cycling, Antiques are used as examples. The role of antiques as status symbols is suggested to be the reason for their prolonged use-life. The archaeological implications of adjacent cycling also are discussed.
"Antiques - Objects of Lateral Cycling?,"
Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science: Vol. 29
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/jaas/vol29/iss1/12