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percussion flaking

noun
1.
a method of forming a flint tool by striking flakes from a stone core with another stone or a piece of bone or wood.
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Examples from the web for percussion flaking
  • They exhibit carefully controlled percussion flaking.
  • These points were made almost entirely by percussion flaking.
  • The artifact is bifacial in form and has been shaped by percussion flaking.

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