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  • 16:16, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+162). . N Flat flaking(Created page with "flat flaking: The removal of thin flakes by striking the artifact at a small angle to the plane of the face. Source: LITHICS-Net, Glossary of Lithics Terminology") (current)
  • 16:16, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+239). . N Flaking-tool(Created page with "flaking-tool (also "flaker"): any implement used to remove conchoidal flakes by percussion or pressure from a nucleus of suitable material. May be a pointed antler or bone pre...") (current)
  • 16:16, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+230). . N Flaking tool(Created page with "flaking tool: A tool, such as an antler billet, or antler drift, which was used in removing flakes during the manufacture of a flaked stone projectile, tool, blade or artifact...") (current)
  • 16:15, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+229). . N Flaking station(Created page with "flaking station: a specialized site, or activity area within a site, dominated by evidence for the past manufacture of flaked stone artifacts. Might consist of an area of conc...") (current)
  • 16:15, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+286). . N Flaking(Created page with "flaking: The removal of flakes during the manufacture of a flaked artifact. Baton Flaking is the term used to describe the removal of flakes from stone by striking blows with...") (current)
  • 16:15, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+102). . N Flake-scar(Created page with "flake-scar: the negative area left on a stone core or nucleus after the removal of a conchoidal flake.") (current)
  • 16:12, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+70). . N Flake tool(Created page with "flake tool: a tool manufactured from a flake. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:12, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+185). . N Flake scar(Created page with "flake scar: A scare that remains on a flaked artifact resulting from the removal of a flake during the manufacture of the artifact. Source: LITHICS-Net, Glossary of Lithics T...") (current)
  • 16:11, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+247). . N Flake(Created page with "flake: a fragment removed from a core or nucleus of cryptocrystalline or fine-grained rock by percussion or pressure. May be used as a tool with no further deliberate modifica...") (current)
  • 16:11, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+142). . N Flagging(Created page with "flagging (also "survey tape"): brightly colored plastic ribbon used to mark features, sites, surveyed stakes etc., to aid in their relocation.") (current)
  • 16:11, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+128). . N Fitness(Created page with "fitness: the measure of how well an individual or population is adapted to a specific ecological niche. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:11, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+350). . N Fission-track dating(Created page with "fission-track dating: a dating method based on the operation of a radioactive clock, the spontaneous fission of an isotope of uranium present in a wide range of rocks and mine...") (current)
  • 16:11, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+264). . N Fission-fusion society(Created page with "fission-fusion society: a constantly changing form of social organization whereby large groups undergo fission into smaller units and small units fuse into larger units in res...") (current)
  • 16:10, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+171). . N Fishing station(Created page with "fishing station: a special type of site located on streams, lakes, or ocean beaches, where fishing activities were carried on. May be characterized by a fish-trap or WEIR.") (current)
  • 16:10, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+165). . N Fire-cracked rock(Created page with "fire-cracked rock (f.c.r.): (also "fire-broken rock"). Rocks which have been cracked or broken by the heat of a fire. A common element in aboriginal campsite debris.") (current)
  • 16:10, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+90). . N Filigree(Created page with "filigree: fine open metalwork using wires and soldering, first developed in the Near East.") (current)
  • 16:10, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+81). . N Fieldwork(Created page with "fieldwork: the firsthand observation of human societies. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:10, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+156). . N Field independence(Created page with "field independence: the tendency to see the objects in one's field of vision as discrete units, distinct from the field as a whole. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:09, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+158). . N Field dependence(Created page with "field dependence: the tendency to see the field of vision as a single unit, with separate objects existing only as part of the whole. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:09, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+234). . N Field data forms(Created page with "field data forms: printed forms used to record archaeological survey or excavation information. Special forms are frequently used to record artifact proveniences; features and...") (current)
  • 16:09, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+156). . N Fictive kin(Created page with "fictive kin: persons such as godparents, compadres, "blood brothers," and old family friends whom children call "aunt" and "uncle". Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:09, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+447). . N Features(Created page with "features: Evidence of human activities at a site which are visible as disturbances in the soil. Some examples of such disturbances are: digging pits for storage, setting posts...") (current)
  • 16:08, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+127). . N Feature(Created page with "feature: a non-portable product of human workmanship. Usually clusters of associated objects; structural remains; hearths, etc.") (current)
  • 16:08, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+161). . N Faunal remains(Created page with "faunal remains: bones and other animal parts found in archaeological sites. Important in the reconstruction of past ecosystems and cultural subsistence patterns.") (current)
  • 16:06, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+166). . N Faunal dating(Created page with "faunal dating: a method of relative dating based on observing the evolutionary changes in particular species of mammals, so as to form a rough chronological sequence.") (current)
  • 16:05, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+128). . N Family unit(Created page with "family unit: among chimpanzees, a small group consisting of a mother with some or all of her offspring. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:05, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+99). . N Family household(Created page with "family household: a household formed on the basis of kinship and marriage. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:05, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+100). . N Family(Created page with "family: a major division of an order, consisting of closely related genera. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:05, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+263). . N Familial hypercholesterolemia(Created page with "familial hypercholesterolemia: a rare dominant abnormality controlled by a multiple-allele series of at least four alleles. The disease is caused by a defective protein that c...") (current)
  • 16:05, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+305). . N Fall-off analysis(Created page with "fall-off analysis: the study of regularities in the way in which quantities of traded items found in the archaeological record decline as the distance from the source increase...") (current)
  • 16:04, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+148). . N Faience(Created page with "faience: glass-like material first made in predynastic Egypt; it involves coating a core material of powdered quartz with a vitreous alkaline glaze.") (current)
  • 16:04, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+235). . N Factor analysis(Created page with "factor analysis: a multivariate statistical technique which assesses the degree of variation between artifact types, and is based on a matrix of correlation coefficients which...") (current)
  • 16:04, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+105). . N Facial sinus(Created page with "facial sinus: a hollow, air-filled space in the bones of the front of the skull. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:03, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+171). . N Face(Created page with "face: The broader area of a tool or projectile between the edges. This area could include the blade and hafting area. Source: LITHICS-Net, Glossary of Lithics Terminology") (current)
  • 16:03, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+101). . N Fabric(Created page with "fabric: (1) a material woven of plant or animal fibers. (2) the orientation of sedimentary particles.") (current)
  • 16:03, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+50). . N Extrasomatic(Created page with "extrasomatic: behavioral. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:02, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+71). . N Extinction(Created page with "extinction: the disappearance of a population. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:02, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+90). . N Extensor(Created page with "extensor: a muscle that straightens out the bones around a joint. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:02, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+123). . N Extended family household(Created page with "extended family household: a multiple-family unit incorporating adults of two or more generations. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:02, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+284). . N Exposure(Created page with "exposure: (1) a natural or artificial section or cut into the ground, such as a wind blow-out, sea-cliff, or roadcut. (2) the orientation of a site in relation to magnetic dir...") (current)
  • 16:02, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+150). . N Experimental archaeology(Created page with "experimental archaeology: the study of past behavioral processes through experimental reconstruction under carefully controlled scientific conditions.") (current)
  • 16:01, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+150). . N Expanding(Created page with "expanding: Generally, referring to the width of a stem or point that is getting larger or wider. Source: LITHICS-Net, Glossary of Lithics Terminology") (current)
  • 16:01, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+207). . N Expanded or "E" notched(Created page with "expanded or "E" notched: A notch type which is composed of two notches in close proximity that leave a nipple as a remnant. Also known as a Double Notch. Source: LITHICS-Net,...") (current)
  • 16:01, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+213). . N Expanded notches(Created page with "expanded notches: Notches which are broader near the stem than between the auricle and barb tips. These notches are bigger at their end than at the blade edge. Source: LITHIC...") (current)
  • 16:01, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+131). . N Exons(Created page with "exons: the sequences in the DNA molecule that code for the amino acid sequences of corresponding proteins. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 16:00, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+110). . N Exogamy(Created page with "exogamy: The custom of marrying outside the tribe, family, clan, or other social unit. Source: User Submission") (current)
  • 16:00, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+190). . N Excurvate(Created page with "excurvate: A shape that bulges out in a graceful smooth convex curve. A term used to describe a convex blade edge or basal edge or stem. Source: LITHICS-Net, Glossary of Lith...") (current)
  • 16:00, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+101). . N Exchange(Created page with "exchange: the distribution of goods and services among members of a society. Source: Anthromorphemics") (current)
  • 13:56, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+153). . N Excavation grid(Created page with "excavation grid: a system of rectangular coordinates, established on the ground surface by stakes and string, which divides a site into excavation units.") (current)
  • 13:56, 21 August 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+234). . N Excavation(Created page with "excavation: the principal method of data acquisition in archaeology, involving the systematic uncovering of archaeological remains through the removal of the deposits of soil...") (current)

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