TITLE

Batza Tena: The trail to obsidian

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Donald W.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;1995, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the findings of archaeological research conducted in the Batza Tena region of northern Alaska, which is the geological source of obsidian that was utilized in prehistorical times in the region. Description of the region; History of archaeological research in the area; Sources of obsidian; Description of archaeological sites in the region.
ACCESSION #
9507243512

 

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