Tosawihi Bifaces Locality 26/27 Thermal Alteration


Describes thermal alteration interpretations by lithic analyst. Note that these observations concern heat treatment more than incidental burning. In other words, encoding goals were to determine the reduction stage at which an artifact was heat-treated (HT).

Cite this Record

Tosawihi Bifaces Locality 26/27 Thermal Alteration. R. Elston. 1990 ( tDAR id: 375993) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8TT4Q5D

Category: Chipped Stone

Subcategory: Other

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
10 Blank from heat-treated core
20 Heat-treated as blank
32 Heat-treated as Stage 2 biface
33 Heat-treated as Stage 3 biface
34 Heat-treated as Stage 4 biface
35 Heat-treated as Stage 5 biface
40 Heat-treated post manufacture
50 Possible heat-treatment
60 Not heat-treated
70 Heat-treated but other attributes give no consistent stage indicator
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

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