The Obsidian Industries of Altica, Mexico
Author(s): Dan Healan
Preliminary analysis of obsidian artifacts recovered from survey and excavation at the Early/Middle Formative site of Altica in the Teotihuacan Valley indicate the presence of several distinct modes of raw material acquisition, reduction, and utilization. These various modes are described from a technological perspective and possible logistical, social, economic, and political correlates are considered.
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- Preceramic and Early Agrarian Communities in the Basin of Mexico: New Perspectives
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The Obsidian Industries of Altica, Mexico. Dan Healan. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396066)
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