Lithic Raw Material Sources at the Southern End of the Freshwater Creek Drainage: A View from Laguna de on, Belize

@inproceedings{Oland1999LithicRM,
  title={Lithic Raw Material Sources at the Southern End of the Freshwater Creek Drainage: A View from Laguna de on, Belize},
  author={Maxine H. Oland},
  year={1999}
}
ABSTRACTStone tools at the Late Postclassic (AD 1050–1500) settlement at Laguna de On are indicative of significant inter-community exchange among the Maya of northern Belize. The lithic artifacts represent a consumer assemblage, in which the majority of formal tools were procured from the well-known stone tool production center of Colha, 10 km away. A raw material survey was conducted to see what types of stone were readily available locally. A raw material analysis of formal tools and unused… CONTINUE READING