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Also, by comparing these materials at a single location, one is able to eliminate differential availability of raw materials as a source for artifactual variation since the same local material sources were equally accessible for all the peoples that occupied this valley through time. Finally, this site was chosen because of the high lithic quantity and representativeness of lithics at a single site, thus providing a unique opportunity to look at long-term trends from a site-level scale, which up to this point has never been done on the island.
4). Flint was still imported to the site, but the emphasis seems to have changed from the import of nodules to the procurement of freehand ®akes seemingly reduced at other locations. I did observe some evidence of the import of ®int nodules for onsite reduction, but not all of these bore resemblance to the raw materials from which some of the ®akes were produced, thus indicating that at least some of these were extracted at other locations and then brought to the site. 3. Bipolar cores in the Cuevas component of the site (LU-III).
There was an interesting trend in the production of ground bifaces for adze functions (wood shaving) starting in LU-IV. 11). I termed these pieces petaloid adzes. This altering of the tool’s center plane obviously had implications for the articulation of the haft element as well as for the orientation in which the tool was employed on the wooden object, which should be further explored in the future. These pieces presented a conical poll. Unfortunately, all of the recovered items ascribed to this type were fragmented, being devoid of their bits.
Ancient Borinquen: Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Native Puerto Rico by Dr. Peter E. Siegel Ph.D., Peter G. Roe, Joshua M. Torres, John G. Jones, Dr. Lee A. Newsom, Deborah M. Pearsall, Jeffrey B. Walker, Susan D. deFrance, Karen F. Anderson-Córdova, Anne V. Stokes, Daniel P. Wagner