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Selected references on Andean obsidian

Bencic, Catherine M.

2000    Industrias líticas de Huari y Tiwanaku. In Huari y Tiwanaku: Modelos vs. evidencias, edited by P. Kaulicke and W. H. Isbell, pp. 89-118. Boletín de Arqueología PUCP. vol. 4. 2 vols. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Fondo Editorial, Lima.

Burger, Richard L.

2007    Late Paracas Obsidian Tools from Animas Altas, Peru. Andean Past 8:477-492.

Burger, Richard L. and Frank Asaro

1977    Trace Element Analysis of Obsidian Artifacts from the Andes: New perspectives on Pre-Hispanic economic interaction in Peru and Bolivia - LBL6343. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Burger, Richard L., Frank Asaro, Guido Salas and Fred Stross

1998    The Chivay obsidian source and the geological origin of Titicaca Basin type obsidian artifacts. Andean Past 5:203-223

Burger, Richard L., Frank Asaro, Paul Trawick and Fred Stross

1998    The Alca Obsidian Source: The origin of raw material for Cuzco Type obsidian artifacts. Andean Past 5:185-202.

Burger, Richard L., Fidel A. Fajardo Rios and Michael D. Glascock

2006    Potreropampa and Lisahuacho Obsidian Sources: Geological Origins of Andahuaylas A and B Type Obsidians in the Province of Aymaraes, Department of Apurimac, Peru. Ñawpa Pacha 28:109-127.

Burger, Richard L. and Michael D. Glascock

2000    Locating the Quispisisa Obsidian source in the department of Ayacucho, Peru. Latin American Antiquity 11(3):258-268.

2001    The Puzolana Obsidian Source: Locating the Geologic Source of Ayacucho Type Obsidian. Andean Past 6:289-307.

2002    Tracking the Source of Quispisisa Type Obsidian from Huancavelica to Ayacucho. In Andean Archaeology I: Variations in Sociopolitical Organization, edited by W. H. Isbell and H. Silverman, pp. 341-368. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York.

2009    Intercambio prehistórico de obsidiana a larga distancia en el norte Peruano. Revista del Museo de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia 11:17-50.

Burger, Richard L., George F. Lau, Victor M. Ponte and Michael D. Glascock

2006    The History of Prehispanic Obsidian Procurement in Highland Ancash. In La Complejidad Social en la Sierra de Ancash, edited by A. Herrera, C. Orsini and K. Lane, pp. 103-120. Castello Sforzesco, Raccolte Extraeuropee, Milan.

Burger, Richard L., Karen L. Mohr Chávez and Sergio J. Chávez

2000    Through the Glass Darkly: Prehispanic obsidian procurement and exchange in southern Peru and northern Bolivia. Journal of World Prehistory 14(3):267-362.

Burger, Richard L., Katharina J. Schreiber, Michael D. Glascock and José Ccencho

1998    The Jampatilla Obsidian Source: Identifying the Geological Source of Pampas Type Obsidian Artifacts from Southern Peru. Andean Past 5:225-239.

Castillo M., José and Javier Barreda A.

1973    Mapa geológico del cuadrangulo de Santa Ana (29-ñ). INGEMMET, República del Perú, Sector Energía y Metalúrgico, Lima.

Castillo M., José, Javier Barreda A. and Churchill Vela V.

1993    Geología de los cuadrángulos de Laramate y Santa Ana. Boletín No. 45. INGEMMET, República del Perú, Sector Energía y Metalúrgico, Lima.

Contreras, Daniel A., Nicholas Tripcevich and Yuri Cavero Palomino

"Investigaciones en la fuente de la obsidiana tipo Quispisisa, Huancasancos-Ayacucho" investigaciones sociales 16.28 (2012): 185-195.

Craig, Nathan, Robert J. Speakman, Rachel S. Popelka-Filcoff, Mark Aldenderfer, Luis Flores Blanco, Margaret Brown Vega, Michael D. Glascock and Charles Stanish

2010    Macusani obsidian from southern Peru: A characterization of its elemental composition with a demonstration of its ancient use. Journal of Archaeological Science 37(3):569-576.

Earls, John

1981  “Patrones de jurisdicción y organización entre los Qaracha Wankas: una reconstrucción arqueológica y etnohistórica de una época fluida.” Pp. 55-91 in Etnohistoria y antropologia andina, edited by Amalia Castelli, Marcia Koth de Paredes, and Mariana Mould de Pease. Lima.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. , Kevin J. Vaugh, Moises Linares-Grado, Christina A. Conlee, Katharina Schreiber, Michael D. Glascock and Nicholas Tripcevich

2010    Spatio-temporal patterns in obsidian consumption in the Southern Nasca Region, Peru. Journal of Archaeological Science 37(4):825-832.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Kevin J. Vaughn, Tim R. Carpenter, Christina A. Conlee, Moises Linares Grados and Katharina Schreiber

2008    Obsidian hydration dating on the South Coast of Peru. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:2231-2239.

Glascock, Michael, Robert J. Speakman and Richard L. Burger

2007    Sources of Archaeological Obsidian in Peru: Descriptions and Geochemistry. In Archaeological Chemistry: Analytical techniques and archaeological interpretation, edited by M. Glascock, R. J. Speakman and R. S. Popelka-Filcoff, pp. 522-552. Oxford University Press, Washington, DC.

MacNeish, R. S., D. L. Browman and T.C. Patterson

1975    The central Peruvian prehistoric interaction sphere. Robert S. Peabody Foundation for Archaeology, Andover, MA.

MacNeish, R. S., R. K. Vierra, A. Nelken-Terner and C. J. Phagan (editors)

1980    Prehistory of the Ayacucho Basin, Peru: Nonceramic artifacts. 3. 5 vols. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI.

Matsumoto, Yuichi

2010    The Prehistoric Ceremonial Center of Campanayuq Rumi: Interregional Interactions in the South-central Highlands of Peru. Anthropology Ph.D. Dissertation, Yale University.

Rademaker, Kurt

2006    Geoarchaeological investigations of the Waynuna Site and the Alca Obsidian Source. M.S., University of Maine.

Stone, Jane

1983    The socio-economic implications of lithic evidence from Huari, Peru. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, SUNY.

Tripcevich, Nicholas

2007    Quarries, Caravans, and Routes to Complexity: Prehispanic Obsidian in the South-Central Andes. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Tripcevich, Nicholas

2010    Exotic goods and socio-political change in the south-central Andes. In Trade and Exchange: Archaeological Studies from History and Prehistory, edited by C. Dillian and C. White. Springer, New York.

Tripcevich, Nicholas and Daniel A. Contreras

2011    Quarrying evidence at the Quispisisa Obsidian Source, Ayacucho, Peru. Latin American Antiquity 22(1):121-136.

Tripcevich, Nicholas and Alex Mackay

2011    Procurement at the Chivay obsidian source, Arequipa, Peru. World Archaeology 43(2):271-297.

Nicholas Tripcevich, Jelmer Eerkens and Tim Carpenter

Obsidian hydration at high elevation: Archaic quarrying at the Chivay source, southern Peru. Journal of Archaeological Science (in press).

Vaughn, Kevin J. and Michael D. Glascock

2005    Exchange of Quispisisa obsidian in the Nasca region: New evidence from Marcaya. Andean Past 7:93-110.

Williams, Patrick Ryan

2001    Cerro Baúl: A Wari center on the Tiwanaku frontier. Latin American Antiquity 12(1):67-83.

Yacobaccio, Hugo D., Patricia S. Escola, Fernando X. Pereyra, Marisa Lazzari and Michael D. Glascock

2004    Quest for Ancient Routes: Obsidian sourcing research in Northwestern Argentina. Journal of Archaeological Science 31:193-204.

Valdez, Lidio M., and Cirilo Vivanco

1994  “Arqueología de la Cuenca del Qaracha, Ayacucho, Perú.” Latin American Antiquity 5:144-157.