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lithic

[′lith·ik]
(petrology)
Pertaining to stone.

lithic

Pertaining to stone.
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Key words: archaeology; early Alaskan prehistory; Tanana Athabascans; lithic technology; Chindadn; microblades; First Americans
We went back to look at one site that had been recorded as a prehistoric lithic scatter and we happened to have with us the park archeologist/historian from Ft.
The work also showed that the engraved lines are not the result of utilitarian activity, such as the cutting of meat or skins, but rather that of repeatedly and intentionally passing a robust pointed lithic tool (a pointed tool made of stone) into the rock to carve deep grooves.
Oliver Davis, co-director of the " CAER project, explained: ''e ditches appear to date to the early Neo lithic, when communities rst began to settle and farm the landscape.
Its physical morphology and size, and the preservation of soil sediments, provided a good chance to find an undisturbed archaeological site, and although no superficial finds were collected inside the shelter, a good sample of lithic tools including blades and knapped pieces was documented on the shelter's roof and its surroundings.
Petrology and provenance studies of the Siwalik Group sandstones by Critelli and Ingersoll (1994) indicated sublitharenite and lithic arenite composition of sandstones and their sources to be the Tethyan Himalayan and Lesser Himalayan zones uplifted during the India-Eurasia collision.
THE USE OF LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL LITHIC MATERIALS AT THE EBERTCANEBRAKE SITE (1MC25).
His research focuses on human origins and lithic technology development, and is supported by research grants from Canada's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research in the U.
3 in squares U9-10, are extraordinarily rich in lithic knapping debris--cores, chunks + debitage--.
Point counting of 13 selected thin sections was carried out to determine the volume percentage of framework minerals and lithic clasts in the sandstone and siltstone (Table-I).