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“TROPICAL PACKAGE”: PECULIARITIES OF THE LITHIC INDUSTRIES OF THE MOST ANCIENT CULTURES, COASTAL ECUADOR, PACIFIC BASIN

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The article is devoted to the lithic industries of the most ancient cultures on the Pacific coast of Ecuador – pre-ceramic Las Vegas culture (10,840–6600 BP) and early pottery culture (5500–3500 BP). The original model of the “Tropical package” for the transitional period from hunter-gatherers to early agriculturalists is proposed on the basis of techno-typological and use-wear analysis.

About the Authors

A. V. Tabarev
Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pr. Akademika Lavrentieva 17, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia
Russian Federation


Y. Kanomata
Tohoku University, Kawauchi, 27-1, Aoba ward, Sendai, 980-8576, Japan
Japan


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Tabarev A.V., Kanomata Y. “TROPICAL PACKAGE”: PECULIARITIES OF THE LITHIC INDUSTRIES OF THE MOST ANCIENT CULTURES, COASTAL ECUADOR, PACIFIC BASIN. Archaeology, Ethnology & Anthropology of Eurasia. 2015;43(3):64-76. (In Russ.)

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