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19:12 Upper Paleolithic Tool technology Lithic/Stone o Blade technology o Use of indirect percussion and pressure flaking techniques o Careful selection/procurement of raw materials o More developed Burin tools for working other materials Wood, Bone and Antler – Composite tools, harpoons, atlatls (spear throwers),  sewing kits. Acibian blades were used and are very strong even compared to steel metals. Social Organization o Houses, temporary shelters (households) o Sites with clisters of structures ( communities, camps, seasonal mobility) o Medium/ long distance trade exchange (regional networks of social  relations) o Regional and Super-regional art and artifact styles ( areas of shared  traditions . . religious beliefs?) o Burial rituals and inclusions (clothes, ornaments, positions) – Social  differentation. o
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