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Organization of Chert Tool Economy During the Late and Terminal Classic Periods at Chan

Cynthia Robin

in Chan

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780813039831
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043753 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0010
Organization of Chert Tool Economy During the Late and Terminal Classic Periods at Chan

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Farming was not the only productive activity ongoing at the Maya farming community of Chan. Other craft producers also lived there. This chapter explores the chert biface production household at Chan. Here lithic craft workers produced bifaces for distribution within the community.

Keywords: Maya; Chan; farming community; lithic; biface; household; community

Chapter.  5350 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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