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Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Jason O'Donoughue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Florida houses the densest concentration of artesian springs in the world. However, many springs are imperilled by pollution, development, and groundwater extraction. Archaeologists have long ... More


Organization of Chert Tool Economy During the Late and Terminal Classic Periods at Chan: Preliminary Thoughts Based upon Debitage Analyses

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Farming was not the only productive activity ongoing at the Maya farming community of Chan. Other craft producers also lived there. This chapter explores the chert biface production household at ... More


Tool-Stone Procurement in the Mesa Verde Core Region Through Time

Fumiyasu Arakawa

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The distribution of lithic raw materials is analyzed to evaluate community organization and the development of community territories, and to study how the formation of such territories affected ... More


Lithic traditions: tool-making

Francisco J. Ayala and Camilo J. Cela-Conde

in Processes in Human Evolution: The journey from early hominins to Neandertals and Modern Humans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198739906
eISBN:
9780191802836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739906.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter is dedicated to the lithic traditions. It analyzes the pre-cultural cores and flakes produced by chimpanzees for cracking nuts and the evidence of their using bones as tools. Next, the ... More


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