Pre-Hispanic Quarrying in the Ucareo-Zinapecuaro Obsidian Source Area

@inproceedings{Healan1997PreHispanicQI,
  title={Pre-Hispanic Quarrying in the Ucareo-Zinapecuaro Obsidian Source Area},
  author={Dan M. Healan},
  year={1997}
}
Obsidian artifact sourcing studies performed over the last 25 years have identified obsidian from outcrops around the communities of Zinapecuaro and Ucareo, Michoacan, at sites widely distributed in time and space. Recent data indicate that Zinapecuaro and Ucareo constitute distinct obsidian sources, although their proximity to each other and their similar chemical compositions merit their consideration as collectively comprising part of an obsidian source area. Sourcing studies that used… CONTINUE READING

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