Lecture 18 – Time-Space Constructs
o Even though they are distinct, there may be some continuity
E.g. technology of artifacts, etc.
o If there is evidence of continuity, the tern that is applied is a
Pottery, housing forms, etc.
o Can find some similarities in adjacent systems, or lead to recognition
of different phases
o Evidence of all the phases may be continuous on a broader level, leads
to recognition of broader traditions
o Whenever there is a wide spread phenomenon over a wide spread
E.g. development of fluted points that adopted over a huge
area; broadpoint or broadspear
Can also be referred to as horizon markers or horizon styles
o Uses only time to organize the archaeological