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Fernández, M.V.; Barberena, R.; Rughini, A.A.; Giesso, M.; Cortegoso, V.; Durán, V.; Romero Villanueva, G.; Borrazzo, K.; Lucero, G.; Garvey, R.; MacDonald, B.L.; Glascock, M.D."Obsidian geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and lithic technology in northwestern Patagonia (Argentina)" (2017) Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 13:372-381
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We studied the organization of mobility of hunter-gatherers groups of northwestern Patagonia (Argentina) from an interdisciplinary perspective. We combined geochemical and technological characterization of obsidian assemblages from surface and stratigraphic contexts spanning the Holocene, and a preliminary geoarchaeological study of the sources. The goals were to assess the provenance, mode of supply, use, and discard of obsidian artifacts on the basis of information on the structure of the two main regional sources: Cerro Huenul, located in the lowlands, and Laguna del Maule, located in the Andean highlands. We conducted geoarchaeological field sampling at different altitudes of the Barrancas River fluvial deposits to study the geomorphic impact on the secondary structure of the highland source. Preliminary geoarchaeological results allow extending the area of availability up to 90 km towards the lowlands from the outcrops. In addition, we performed non-destructive XRF analyses on 266 lithic artifacts, which were placed along a continuum of reduction. 89% of the artifacts corresponded to the local Cerro Huenul source, while 11% to Laguna del Maule. While the artifacts made on Cerro Huenul obsidian were represented by the full reduction sequence, those from Laguna del Maule are only represented by advanced stages. We integrate these results with information on the frequencies of projectile points, ceramics, and rock-art motifs for the two main archaeological sites in the region: Cueva Huenul 1 and Cueva Yagui. These proxies indicate that the sites have different place use histories, providing a scheme for the analysis of human use of the regional landscape. © 2017 Elsevier Ltd

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Documento: Artículo
Título:Obsidian geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and lithic technology in northwestern Patagonia (Argentina)
Autor:Fernández, M.V.; Barberena, R.; Rughini, A.A.; Giesso, M.; Cortegoso, V.; Durán, V.; Romero Villanueva, G.; Borrazzo, K.; Lucero, G.; Garvey, R.; MacDonald, B.L.; Glascock, M.D.
Filiación:CONICET, IIDyPCa, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
CONICET, Laboratorio de Paleoecología Humana, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Northeastern Illinois University, Department of Anthropology, Chicago, United States
CONICET, Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
CONICET, IMHICIHU, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Laboratorio de Paleoecología Humana, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, United States
Archaeometry Laboratory, Research Reactor Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Palabras clave:Geoarchaeology; Lithic technology; Obsidian geochemistry; Organization of mobility; Patagonia
Año:2017
Volumen:13
Página de inicio:372
Página de fin:381
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.04.009
Handle:http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12110/paper_2352409X_v13_n_p372_Fernandez
Título revista:Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
Título revista abreviado:J.Archaeol. Sci. Rep.
ISSN:2352409X
Registro:https://bibliotecadigital.exactas.uba.ar/collection/paper/document/paper_2352409X_v13_n_p372_Fernandez

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Fernández, M.V., Barberena, R., Rughini, A.A., Giesso, M., Cortegoso, V., Durán, V., Romero Villanueva, G.,..., Glascock, M.D. (2017) . Obsidian geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and lithic technology in northwestern Patagonia (Argentina). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 13, 372-381.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.04.009
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Fernández, M.V., Barberena, R., Rughini, A.A., Giesso, M., Cortegoso, V., Durán, V., et al. "Obsidian geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and lithic technology in northwestern Patagonia (Argentina)" . Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 13 (2017) : 372-381.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.04.009
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Fernández, M.V., Barberena, R., Rughini, A.A., Giesso, M., Cortegoso, V., Durán, V., et al. "Obsidian geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and lithic technology in northwestern Patagonia (Argentina)" . Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, vol. 13, 2017, pp. 372-381.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.04.009
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Fernández, M.V., Barberena, R., Rughini, A.A., Giesso, M., Cortegoso, V., Durán, V., et al. Obsidian geochemistry, geoarchaeology, and lithic technology in northwestern Patagonia (Argentina). J.Archaeol. Sci. Rep. 2017;13:372-381.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.04.009