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Archaeology Essentials

Anthropology

Quiz 7 :

Technology, Trade, and Exchange

Quiz 7 :

Technology, Trade, and Exchange

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____________,which dominated the human toolkit around 10,000 years ago,are tiny stone tools that were probably used as barbs on composite implements
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We tend to forget that different societies value different goods.For example,while the Conquistadors valued the gold of the New World,the Aztec valued __________ more highly than metal
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For many years,archaeologists puzzled over the method used to create the flute or channel on Folsom points,a Paleo-Indian tool of North America.Based on textual observations and experimentation,it was determined that the flute was created by
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Most stone tools are made by removing _________ from a __________
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The primary goal of characterization is to
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Study of the patterns of wear or damage on the edges of stone tools that can provide useful information on a particular tool's function is known as
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From about 2.5 million years ago until 14,000 BC at the earliest,the archaeological record is dominated by artifacts made out of
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The alloying of copper with tin produces
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When a thin-section of an object is prepared for study,it is made thin enough to ______________ so that specific minerals can be seen in it through the use of a light microscope
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Analytical methods for characterization are varied.For pottery,a reliable technique for determining the source is
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Volcanic glass which is used to make chipped stone tools is a particularly good material to perform trace-element analysis on.Another word for Volcanic glass is
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All of the following are examples of synthetic materials except
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_________,or conjoining,is the attempt to put stone tools,flakes,and cores back together again,providing information on the stages in producing the tools and reconstructing the process of the knapper's craft.
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The technique of stone tool manufacture that involved knapping a core in such a way that large flakes could be removed and shaped into tools is called
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Inclusions in the clay used to make pottery that act as a filler,creating strength and counteracting cracking and shrinkage during firing,are known as
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The intentional use and control of fire by humans is known as
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Isotopic analysis of lead is not only used on objects made of pure lead,but on artifacts made out of ___________ as well
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The technique of mixing two or more metals to create a new material,such as copper and tin to make bronze,is known as
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__________ did not exist anywhere in the New World until after European contact
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A massive amount of information about how commodities were traded in the Mediterranean around 1300 came from the site of Uluburun which is a
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