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spike scraper an approach to lithics from Durango

Author(s): Israel Andrade ; Héctor Cabadas ; José Luis Punzo

Year: 2015

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This paper introduces us to one of the most important lithic artifacts used by the chalchihuiteños in Guadiana valley, the spike scraper. This tool could be the only representative lithic piece for this cultural group on the area. This work presents an analysis and a typology, an approach about the source of the materials used to its elaboration and the possible uses of this tool for the prehispanic inhabitants in Durango.

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spike scraper an approach to lithics from Durango. Israel Andrade, José Luis Punzo, Héctor Cabadas. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396660)


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America