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unifacial

(yo͞o′nə-fā′shəl)
adj.
1. Having, presenting, or oriented toward a single face: unifacial leaves.
2. Archaeology Flaked in such a way as to produce a cutting edge that is sharp on one side only. Used of a stone tool.

u′ni·fa′cial·ly adv.
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Further, 80% of the smooth platforms in the assemblage are accounted for within the retouch debitage, indicating secondary-stage reduction of unifacial flake tools.
8) Total 509 (100) 577 (100) Table 2: The number of core types per raw material for both assemblages Assemblage Core type Basalt Chert Hornfels Quartz Booroola 3 Bifacial 6 Bipolar 1 Unifacial 1 11 Mount Bifacial 1 1 Alexina 1 Bipolar 2 Microblade Multifacial 2 Unifacial 1 1 1 Assemblage Core type Silcrete Total Booroola 3 Bifacial 1 7 Bipolar 1 Unifacial 5 17 Mount Bifacial 1 3 Alexina 1 Bipolar 2 Microblade 2 2 Multifacial 1 3 Unifacial 3 6 Table 3: The number and (percentage) of artefact types per raw material for both assemblages Assemblage Artefact type Quartz Silcrete Booroola 3 Broken flake 278 (66.
Mientras una readera unifacial se encontro al noreste y aislada del conjunto oseo cercana a unos 53 cm de un tajador unifacial.
Well defined stems were formed by unifacial, marginal retouch such that the stems are separated from the unretouched blades by shallow notches.
El unifacial, que esta formado por celulas parenquimaticas dispuestas en forma de columna, "Y" o "X" (Fig.
Although Clarkson is concerned with northern Australian artefact types, including unifacial and biracial points, burins, burrens and tulas, his use of reduction sequences will make this book of interest to a wide range of Australian archaeologists, as the methods used will have direct application to other Australian stone assemblages.
Oakes (1987) and Rankin and Labreche (1991:110) describe the edge as unifacial.
Dentro de los nucleos discoides encontramos dos variantes: unifacial y bifacial (Fig.
La comparacion de los espesores de las lajas de los elementos que poseen retalla tanto bifacial como unifacial con los fragmentos que no poseen retalla asi lo evidencia: de los 308 fragmentos analizados (orientados con filo), los que poseen retalla tienen un espesor medio de 19,16 mm, con una desviacion estandar de 9,03 mm y una mediana de 18 mm; entre los que no poseen retalla la media del espesor de la laja es de 16,88 mm con una desviacion estandar de 5,67 mm y una mediana de 16 mm.
Leaf midrib (as seen in cross-section) unifacial (0); leaf midrib bifacial (1) 19.
No material litico lascado, destaque para o talhador bi e unifacial, raspador, lasca, lasca utilizada e retocada, nucleo, raras lamina de machado e picao; litico polido: lamina de machado (tambem semipolida), mao-de-pilao e, em menor numero, virote, tembeta, pingente, enxada (semipolida), moedortriturador, furador, cinzel, zoolito, bola de boleadeira; litico utilizado sem preparo: percutor, batedor, moedor, seixo alisador (de ceramica), polidor, afiador-em-canaleta, bigorna, "quebra-coco" (Figura 5).