Core 4 Levallois Flake Model

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Core 4 Levallois Flake Model

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Hunstiger, Matthew D


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This dataset consists of a flake model representing an experimental archaeological reduction. This Core 4 Levallois reduction was knapped by Matthew D. Hunstiger. It and its related flake are housed at the University of Minnesota's Department of Anthropology Evolutionary Anthropology Labs. This model is of the flake that was created, or knapped off, as Hunstiger made that levallois reduction. It was created for the purpose of studying scar directionality in archaeological chipped stone analysis, and formed part of the experimental side of a dissertation by Matthew D. Hunstiger.


Dataset consists of one ZIP archive containing 1 virtual flake models, represented by one OBJ file with an accompanying MTL file, for 2 total files. The flake was scanned with a NextEngine Inc.’s Desktop 3D Scanner SD (standard definition) or HD (high definition), and then virtually assembled using 3D Systems' Inc. Geomagic Design X and Verify. This model can be viewed with a variety of software, for example

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Hunstiger, Matthew. (2016). Three Dimensional Aggregate Flake Scar Analysis and Hominin Behavior at Tabun Cave, Israel. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy.



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Hunstiger, Matthew D. (2016). Core 4 Levallois Flake Model. Retrieved from the Data Repository for the University of Minnesota (DRUM),
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