Quishqui Puncu: A Preceramic Site in Highland Peru

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Science  10 Nov 1967:
Vol. 158, Issue 3802, pp. 780-783
DOI: 10.1126/science.158.3802.780


The complete campsite industry from this early site includes crude chopping tools, microblades, and numerous scraper and projectile point types. A square-based variant of the Ayampitín point is distinctive of the earliest occupation, but the incidence and distribution of other types indicate that seasonal use persisted into agricultural and ceramic periods.