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Based on previous discoveries of items made of obsidian, seashells and other exotic materials at council circles, these structures must have hosted rituals of some kind, says archaeologist Susan Vehik of the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

Some clothing with feathers woven in, and some bits of obsidian and of blue thread were found, but no weapons or utensils.

Bronze was in common use, but obsidian knives and arrow-heads of fine workmanship abound in the ruins.

Over an area several miles square the ground is strewn with hewn blocks of stone and fragments of pottery and obsidian.

The polished battle-axe was more used in Grand Canary, while stone and obsidian, roughly cut, were commoner in Teneriffe.

Along with these were other small points (Plate 15, p. 36), two of which were made of obsidian.

Sharp tools were also made from obsidian, and in the barbers' shops of the city of Mexico razors of the same stone were in use.

Fragments of flint spearheads and obsidian knives were also found in this mound.

The materials include basalt, chert, chalcedony, and obsidian.

Following my partner's example, I, too, tried to work a piece of the obsidian into an arrow-point.

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