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Teotihuacan Moon Pyramid Osbidian Dataset
The Teotihuacan Moon Pyramid Osbidian Dataset complements the book Osidian and the Teotihuacan State: Weaponry and Ritual Production at the Moon Pyramid by David M. Carballo (available from the University of Pittsburgh Center for Comparative Archaeology). It consists of detailed counts of obsidian artifacts from three excavated deposits at the Moon Pyramid, Teotihuacan, which are discussed in full in the printed volume, whose contents are as follows:
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Carballo, David M. (2011a) Osidian and the Teotihuacan State: Weaponry and Ritual Production at the Moon Pyramid. University of Pittsburgh Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 21.
Carballo, David M. (2011b) Teotihuacan Moon Pyramid Osbidian Dataset. Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh. URL: <http://www.cadb.pitt.edu>.
This dataset contains two kinds of numeric data from three deposits excavated next to the Moon Pyramid. There are (1) cross tabulations of the different lithic techonological types by the different source materials for all three deposits, and (2) there is more detailed data on the measurements of preforms from Deposits 1 and 2.
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