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By Dr. Peter E. Siegel Ph.D., Peter G. Roe, Joshua M. Torres, John G. Jones, Dr. Lee A. Newsom, Deborah M. Pearsall, Jeffrey B. Walker, Susan D. deFrance, Karen F. Anderson-Córdova, Anne V. Stokes, Daniel P. Wagner

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Tical platforms and no dorsal cortex cover, with the exception of the ®akes that are removed from the two ends of the cobble face, which preserve cortex in either one of their margins. 5). 6). , wood) rather than stone. An advantage of this practice would have been the lessening of the cushioning effect (Shafer 1973) created when ®aking hard materials handheld, thus minimizing hinge and step fracturing of the pieces. By resting the cores over a surface, the knappers also increased ®aking ef¤ciency by having more control over the ®aking angle.

Unfortunately, the end products of this reduction operation were not retrieved from this site due to the coarse recovery methods employed. 2. Percentages of ®akes by technique of extraction in the selected subsample for each lithostratigraphic unit. observed in core-®ake reduction at PDI. 4). Flint was still imported to the site, but the emphasis seems to have changed from the import of nodules to the procurement of freehand ®akes seemingly reduced at other locations. I did observe some evidence of the import of ®int nodules for onsite reduction, but not all of these bore resemblance to the raw materials from which some of the ®akes were produced, thus indicating that at least some of these were extracted at other locations and then brought to the site.

Furthermore, he understands that the changes in diet observed by Rainey that comprised a shift from a terrestrial diet based mainly on crabs to a marine diet primarily based on shells, were 10 / Reniel Rodríguez Ramos simply the result of the seasonal runs of crabs that tended to skew the composition of the dietary remains in midden deposits. The fact that there were marked changes between these two series in the island has promoted a great deal of investigations, trying to explain these shifts from different perspectives.

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