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One of the celts found in this component was rather massive and displayed wear in the central portion of one of its faces, seemingly as a result of its use as an anvil. There was an interesting trend in the production of ground bifaces for adze functions (wood shaving) starting in LU-IV. 11). I termed these pieces petaloid adzes. This altering of the tool’s center plane obviously had implications for the articulation of the haft element as well as for the orientation in which the tool was employed on the wooden object, which should be further explored in the future.
These peoples, who for Chanlatte Baik and Narganes Storde were more closely related to Andean societies than to those from the Orinocan corridor, were called by them the “Huecoides” (from La Hueca [LH]). In contrast to the earliest Cedrosan peoples, who presented the use of white over red painting as the most widely applied decorative element on inverted bell-shaped vessels, the LH wares presented a lack of painting, while ceramics were adorned basically by the use of plastic decoration of which the most diagnostic variety was the application of zone-incised crosshatching (ZIC), in some cases ¤lled with white or pink paint.
Forms. Some of these cobbles seem to have been broken along an internal ¤ssile plane, and then used that natural ®at facet as a striking platform. Then, a sequence of ®akes is detached in slices along the perimeter of the thinner face of the core rather than on its longest axis. This explains why both single and inverted platform cores are always of lesser length than width. The ¤rst slice begins with the detachment of a primary ®ake from the ridge that marks the con®uence of two adjacent cobble faces (corner struck ®akes).