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Faunal remains associated with this complex include mammoth, mastodon, caribou, and muskox. Artifacts found in direct association with faunal remains are not considered to be parts of the Clovis complex. Artifacts are made from local materials, especially quartzite cobbles. Important tool categories include projectile points, biface preforms and blanks, cores, hammerstones, and utilized flakes. Projectile point forms range from stemmed lanceolate to basally thinned concave-base specimens. The presence of extinct fauna in association with Chesrow-complex sites has led Overstreet to conclude that Chesrow may be related in some way to Clovis; but it should be regarded as an independent co-tradition as early as Clovis, if not ancestral to it.

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