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having two faces or fronts

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For example, the cache of obsidian flakes below Mound 11 at the Hopewell site has been shown to lack the sort of debitage that would have resulted from biface production (Coon 2009: 57), and the oft-cited remains of craft workshops excavated in the 1970s at Seip have been invalidated through a reanalysis of the field notes and materials (Greber 2009).
Although diagnostic hafted bifaces suggest the most intensive use of the bottoms occurred during the Early Archaic, Late Archaic, and Middle Woodland periods, all prehistoric periods are represented (White 1999).
Six multicomponent archaeological sites along this tributary have yielded a substantial number of diagnostic bifaces indicating a Late Paleoindian/Early Archaic cultural presence: 1Ca201, 1Ca202, 1Ca203, 1Ca204, 1Ca205 and 1Ca295.
First, much of Brazil has a long unifacial lithic tradition, where bifaces or other distinctive diagnostics are rare.
The latter include stone-tool workers producing chert bifaces attested by middens with an extraordinary density of 970 000 flakes of debitage per [m.
In fact, most of the bifaces from the site come from this level (70 bifacial pieces; Callow 1986b: 311).
The first report of tools found at Evron Quarry is focused on a group of bifaces that were typologically distinct from the tools found in the surface site at Evron Zinat (Prausnitz 1969).
What is needed is a clear definition of handaxes venus bifaces that can be applied to the East Asian and also Southeast Asian specimens.
Consequently, the debris is a by-product of tool resharpening of eroded edges, both from bifaces and other instruments, including the final trimming of blanks.
Punta Cascabeles, for example, some 10km north of Punta Morada and dated at 5450-4690 cal BP contains a waste pile not associated with residential structures but containing abundant bifaces, flint knapping and projectile point waste.
What Kohn and Mithen fail to acknowledge is that there is a practical technological logic behind the symmetry and other characteristics of bifaces.
Plainware ceramics, hammerstones and large and robust unifaces and bifaces made from coarse-grained volcanic materials are commonly present (examples in Figure 4).
Thirty-seven reduction experiments were carried out over a period of five days, producing 25 bifaces (see Table 1).
None of specimens collected has unmistakable attributes of flakes produced during the shaping or thinning of bifaces.