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Olmec lithic economy at San Lorenzo




Hirth, Kenneth, author
Cyphers, Ann, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Examines specialized production for manufacturing obsidian cutting tools at San Lorenzo, Mexico, the first Olmec center in the southern Gulf Coast as Mesoamerica's earliest complex society between 1800-1000 BC. Through systematic analysis of this commodity and importation of raw material, on-site production, and distribution of finished goods.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Olmecs -- Implements -- Economic aspects -- Mexico
Obsidian implements -- Mexico
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mexico -- Antiquities
San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán Site (Mexico) -- Antiquities


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