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Late Eneolithic Stone Assemblage from Site Adata, South Bulgaria
Late Eneolithic Stone Assemblage from Site Adata, South Bulgaria

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Archaeol giaBulgarica
D(200521-15
Sofia
LATEENEOLITHICSTONEASSEMBLAGEFROMSITEADATA'SOUTHBULGARIA
RADKAZLATEVA-UZUN OVA/VSEVOLODKURCHATOVIntroductionoutintentionaltreatmentareconcentratednThe materialpresent n thepaperwas ob-pits.tainedduringtheperiod of1999-2001at the site-littleconcretionswithintentionalpolish-ofAdata bythevillage ofPaspal,Ardino dis-ingofsurfaces2(Pl..llU?);trict,hydrologicaljunction"Madan",Upper-riverstones20';ArdaRiverqluartzeodes 8.Theartifactsare significantbecauseoftheirchronologicalposition at theend oftheEneolithicperiod and hegeographic ocationofthesite.Theend ofthe EneolithicinUpperThracelowlandandtheRhodopeMountainsdatesaround3900-3800cal. BC(Foqaxues1992;Nikolova1999).Adata materials thefirstfully studied.stonessemblageromthatperiod andregion'.The sitebelongso one ofthemostinsufficientlyarchaeologicallyx-ploredpartof theRhodopeMountains.ArdaRiverwas oneof themain roadsnprehistory.StoneassemblageThe stonestocks representedy63 artefacts:-anvilstones9(Pl.llllT):-hammerstones,atonsandbillets-10
(Pr.Ir/3);
-polished stoneoolsand fragments8
(Pt.Ir/4,5,6,8);
-protectoror bow-shapedrill-I(Pl.
[ul);
-smoothingstones5.In mostcaseshe naturalormswith orwith-Chippedstoneassemblage-techno'typologicalanalysisThechippedstoneassemblageontains162artifactsdividedinfivetechnologicalgroups.Cores-7:twowithchangedorientation,in finalstageof exploitation;woplatform coresandfoursingle-platformcores,n anadvancedphaseofexploitation(Pl.IllS):threecoresareonmassivelakes,otherhreeonconcretions;onecorewith changedorientationisreutilizedashammer-stone.Flakesweredetachedromallartifacts.Strikingplatformsareprepared,faceted,or disposednedges.Flakingsurfacesaremostlyflat.In thegrouparepresented ournaturalpieceswithattemptsor exploitation.Themainvaluesoflength,width andthick-nessare calculatedforintactpieces,ndiffer-enttechnologicalgroups.For thevariablequan-titiesoflengthandwidthclasseswereformedwithpitch ofl,0cm.Forthehicknesslassespitch of0,5cmwasused.Thelengthofthecoressusuallyabout5,5-7.5cm.,in42,9Vof cases.hewidthis between
Technologicalgroupsnumber
4o
CoresBladesFlakesSmalllakesRetouchedoolsOther
l1
n
4l10
v
l86,717,2
?5?
6,133,61 ,1
s
h
t62100
Table1. Generalstructureof the flintassemblageromLE siteAdata
Thepottery iomthe sites still beingstudied.AccordingosomepreliminarynfbrmationiomM. KamarevHistoricalMuseum,the townofKardzaly),itpossesseseatureshat arecharacteristicor bothLateEneolithiccomplexesKodzadermen-Gumelnitsa-KaranovoI andKrivodol-Salkutsa-Bubany.Someofthemwere usedbr smoothingofpigments.1
 
Radka Zlateva- Uzunova/ VsevolodKurchatov
3,5 and 4,5 cm.(42,9Vo),he thickness sbetween5,0 and 6,0cm.Blades-28.Sevenwith tracesof usage.The mesial ragmentsarepredominant10speci-mens), followedby distal-8.Blades were frequently detachedrom one-platform coresntheadvancedhaseof exploitationbypunchor softhammer.The side-viewsare slightly convex, hesectionsaretrapezium-shapedr triangular. nfive cases he butts arepreparedby singleblow,two are faceted, reeare dihedral.The lateraledgesareparalleln most cases.Calculated for 28piecesTable2. Length,widthand hicknesslassesor blades,iom LE, at Adata iteFlakes-41 oneof themwithuse races.Detachedmost requently rom one-platformoresand rarely from cores withchangedorientation.Dominantare artefactswith507ocortex-16,cortical-9, and wo with cortical distal surfaces.Oneartefacts from correctionof core angle.The butts arepreparedby a single blow in twenty twocases, en are dihedral,eighth are facetedand one s unprepared.In thegroupof small flakes specimens rom theretouchingprocessand the initialpreparationof cores arepresented.Calculatedor 4l intactpieces.
Table 3. Length, widthand hickness lassesor flakes, romLE, at Adata site
In theblaee5identifiedpiecesnd3usedasham
ted
Classes:
LengthNumberVo
width
NumberVo
Thickness
NumberVoI
1,0-2,0cm932,1
1,0-2,Ocm
l967,60,1-0,5cm
t7
60;l
tr
2,0-3,Ocm
8
28,52,0-3,0cm
7
?50
0,5-1,Ocm8
28,5
m
3,0-4,0cm8
28;1
3,0-4,Ocm
z
7,4
1,0-1,5cm
J
10,8
N
4,0-5,0cm
I
{'\4,0-5,OcmV5,0-6,0cm27,45,0-6,0cmI
23
lm
28
100
23
100
Classes:Length
Number
Vo
width
NumberVo
Thickness
NumberVo
I1,0-2,0cm921,9r,0-2,0cm
1
t7,o
0,1-0,5cm819,5
tr
2,0-3,0cml536,52,0-3,Ocmt4
?4)
0,5-l,Ocm
2458,7UI3,0-4,0cm
t2
29,5
3,0-4,0cm
l024,5
1,0-1,5cm
.l
9,7
v
4,0-5,Ocm
4
9,14,0-5,Ocm819,51,5-2,Ocm512,lV5,0-6,Ocm2,45,0-6,Ocm24,8
x
4'l
r00
4l
100
4l
100
n tne assemDlage unloentltleoDtecesanoI J concretronsusgq as nammer-sronesareType:number
Vo
End-scrapersCombined oolsPerforatorsBackedbladesArrowheadsTruncatedbladesRetouchedbladesRetouched lakesSide-scrapersFragmentsof retouched ools
l0222
J
8167I
z
19,0
J,IJ,t),t
6,015,030,213,02,OI100
Table4. Typologicalstructureof the flint assemblageiom LE, atsite Adata
 
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Pl. .FlintartefactsfromLEassemblageatsiteAdata:1,3,6,8,9,13end-scrapers;2,4arowheads;retouchedlake: 7.11 truncated lades:12 combinedool;15 core;10 etouchedlade.
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