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1 6 12 18 Quina index

Figure 6.11 Percentages of tools shaped by distinctively 'Quina-type retouch in different industrial variants of the southwest French Mousterian. After Bordes and de Sonneville-Bordes 1970.

1 6 12 18 Quina index

Figure 6.11 Percentages of tools shaped by distinctively 'Quina-type retouch in different industrial variants of the southwest French Mousterian. After Bordes and de Sonneville-Bordes 1970.

strategies of this kind - most notably perhaps in the case of Combe Capeile Bas, which occurs effectively on top of an outcrop of exceptionally rich and high quality flint (Peyrony 1943; Burgon 1957). Whatever the explanation, Bordes' own figures (1961b: 807, 1977: 38; Bordes & de Sonneville-Bordes 1970: 70) leave no doubt that the relative

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