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Bulb of percussion


When striking a lump of flint to break a flake from the core, a bulb is often produced by the compression forces involved. The existence of a precussion bulb is one of the first things to look for whe [..]
Source: newarchaeology.com

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Bulb of percussion


A small, rounded protrusion on a flake resulting from the blow that separated the flake from its core or another flake.
Source: archaeological.org

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