A Special Find

Every once in awhile we come across a special find. Today within Courtney square both a core and heat treated flakes were discovered in tandem. In addition, it was also noted that the flakes and core hand been crushed due to an individual stepping on it. For archaeologists finds like this mark an event or moment in time, granting us a brief but detailed look into the past. At some point during the occupation of PP56 (~50,000 years ago) an individual chose to manufacture sharp bladed flakes. Once the desired flake was created the manufacturer proceeded to leave behind the remains only to be later stepped on by either the same individual or another.

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