Introduction to Archaeology
Core and flake tool removed from the Core (in this case a Middle Paleolithic
Note that the core is not the tool in these cases. The flakes which are
struck become the tools. They may be used just as they are or may be further
flaked to the desired shape (retouching).
Note the multiple, parallel scars on the core's surface, where earlier
blades were struck.
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