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bifacial

[bī′fā·shəl]
(botany)
Of a leaf, having dissimilar tissues on the upper and lower surfaces.
(design engineering)
Of a tool, having both sides alike.
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The flake is reduced by direct percussion, usually bifacially applied;
Based on recent archaeological research in the southeast Kimberley this paper argues that while bifacially pressure flaked points are clearly present in the archaeological record from c.
While there has been disagreement about the accuracy of these distributional maps, there is general acknowledgment that bifacially flaked stone points are restricted to northern Australia, and backed artefacts are generally found only in the south and east.
Flaked Points: A bifacially flaked basalt point, now ca.
Sixteen bifacially flaked chert cobbles were recovered from the Camooweal project area (Moore 2003c) (Figure 8).