Late Woodland Patrick phase lithic material procurement practices in and around the American Bottom were remarkably consistent. Aside from a ubiquitous Patrick pattern of nonlocal Crescent Hills Burlington chert use, the presence of nonlocal material in the typical Patrick assemblage is extremely limited. This paper explores the relatively abundant lithic environment in which the Fish Lake site inhabitants operated and the patterns according to which they made use of available resources.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - 2009|