Aldenderfer, Mark S.. The Archaic Period in the south-central Andes

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Title: The Archaic Period in the south-central Andes

Published in: Journal of world prehistory -- Vol. 3

Published By: Journal of world prehistory -- Vol. 3 New York: Plenum Press, 1989. 117-158 p.: ill., maps

By line: Mark S. Aldenderfer

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Highland Andean Archaic (SE47)

Subjects: Identification (101); Reviews and critiques (114); Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Topography and geology (133); Fauna (136); Flora (137); Settlement patterns (361); Chronologies and culture sequences (911);

Abstract: Aldenderfer provides a brief overview of the various Archaic sites found along the coast and highlands of the south-central Andean region, comparing them. Changes in settlement patterns and the start of agriculture and pastoralism are examined. Possible interaction between the coast and the highlands is explored. Aldenderfer also describes the environment and climate of that time. Only data pertaining to the highlands of the Middle and Late Archaic were indexed for OCM (Outline of Cultural Materials) subjects.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: se47-001

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-158)

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4

Analyst: Sarah Berry ; 2002

Coverage Date: 8000 B.P.-3500 B.P.

Coverage Place: south-central Andes; Argentinia, Bolivia, Chile, Peru

LCSH: Indians of South America--Andes--Antiquities

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