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Anthro 2AC Read: Kelly 2002, Shackely 2001 12/1/08 X. ANALYSIS 5. Lithic Analysis A. Introduction – early antiquity, preserve well i. Flaked Stone or Chipped Stone Artifacts ii. Ground Stone Artifacts B. Artifacts Made by Ishi – Shackley Article UC Museum – 1911-1916; Projectile Points C. Attributes of Flaked Stone Artifacts i. Fracture Mechanics of Crypto-crystalline Rocks Hertzian Cone of Force, like glass ii. Anatomy of Flakes: Striking Platform, Bulb of Percussion, Compression Rings, Dorsal and Ventral Sides, Proximal End, Distal End, Core
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Unformatted text preview: D. Lithic Production – 2 major methods i. Percussion Technique – Throwing, Direct Percussion, Indirect Percussion, Bipolar ii. Pressure Flaking Both Methods: Produce Debitage or Waste Flakes E. Experimental Archaeology i. Flake Types – Technological/ Form Attributes ii. Lithic Function:Traditional Way = Tool Shape Use Wear Studies – Microscopic Edge Chipping, Striations, Polishes; Low Powered and High Powered Microscopic Work; Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) 6. Case Study – Ano Nuevo State Reserve...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course ANTHRO 02396 taught by Professor Panich during the Spring '09 term at Berkeley.

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