Arzarello, M. and Boudad, L. and Peretto, C. and Guislain, S. and Aarab, M. (2012) The Levallois debitage in the Amane Oukider site (South-East Morocco): Technological analysis of a standardized assemblage Le débitage Levallois du site d'Amane Oukider (Sud-Est du Maroc) : Analyse technologique d'un assemblage standardisé. Comptes Rendus - Palevol, 11 (8). pp. 567-574.

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Abstract

The Amane Oukider site (Tinghir, Anti-Atlas) was discovered by an Italo-Moroccan field crew during an archeological mapping project in South-East Morocco. It is an open-air site located near a outcrop of raw materials composed of dolerite. The only debitage method in evidence is the Levallois (lineal and recurrent centripetal) method; the plein débitage products were systematically exported from the site. The Levallois preferential flakes are characterized by a very high level of standardization and they were probably used as blanks for cleaver production. © 2012 Académie des sciences.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acheulean; archaeology; diabase; field survey; fieldwork; mapping method; outcrop; site characterization; site investigation; standardization; technology adoption; tool use, Anti Atlas; Atlas Mountains; Morocco
Subjects: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Divisions: SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION > Earth and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: Administrateur Eprints Administrateur Eprints
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 15:46
URI: http://eprints.umi.ac.ma/id/eprint/2912

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