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Unformatted text preview: Duvanny Yar Interval (25,000 – 14,000 BP) – After 14,000 the ice age ends. Cold returns (13,000 – 11,500 – Younger Dryas Interval) Hunting communities from NE Asia follow herds across land bridge.-Ice Free Corridor-Coastal route south (along the pacific coastline) Solutrean-An Association between tool types, argues that Solutrean points resemble Clovis point…-Oceanic (Atlantic) ? First Humans in East and Northeast Asia-Human settlement in central and east Asia begins by at least 40-35,000 BP-Micro-blade (chipped stone, pressure flaking, tiny edges) traditions first in North China-Microblades as important part of Dyukthai Culture assemblage (18-12,000 BP)-Asian side (Dyukthai Culture), Western Side (Alaska) (Denali Complex)-Links o Chipped stone tools, biface, microblades o Hunting adaptation – big game, migrating herds o Settlements – Occupation of Beringia....
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- Fall '09
- Archaeology, NE Asia, Duvanny Yar Interval, Younger Dryas Interval, Chazan Text pp