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They tend to present a cross section that varies from ovoid to circular and convex-divergent lateral margins, presenting a slight tapering from their bits to their proximal ends. These pieces present a rather ®at bit in plan view, which is symmetrically beveled, and their poll ends are of a conical form. These pieces do not show clear indications of being hafted so it is a possibility that they were handheld during use, perhaps in a chisel-like mode. 12). These were roughly shaped items manufactured simply by pecking at the poll end.
Finally, this site was chosen because of the high lithic quantity and representativeness of lithics at a single site, thus providing a unique opportunity to look at long-term trends from a site-level scale, which up to this point has never been done on the island. Based on the evidence generated thus far, the occupational history of the site is contained within seven major lithostratigraphic units (LU), which were used to de¤ne each of the assemblages (for a complete list of the radiocarbon assays from this site refer to Walker, this volume).
3). In this component around 67 percent (16 cores and 44 ®akes and shatter pieces) of the products of ®aking consisted of different varieties of ®ints, most of which seem to proceed from Flinty Bay in Antigua, as was indicated by a macroscopic comparison with materials that I recently collected from that source. These ®ints were imported in nodular form as is evidenced by the high incidence of nodule segments, primary ®akes, and cortex-bearing shatter recovered from this lithostratigraphic unit.