Dalton Tradition

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Early Archaic hunter‐gatherer cultural groupings resident in the southeastern part of North America in the period 8500–7000 bc. Characterized by a lithic assemblage containing Dalton points, known sites include short‐term living places or base camps with middens, a possible cemetery at Sloan, Arkansas, and kill sites or butchery places where a very limited range of tools such as points, knives, choppers, and hammerstones are found.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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