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From: Mammoth ivory was the most suitable osseous raw material for the production of Late Pleistocene big game projectile points

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Mechanical properties of Loxodonta africana tusk dentine. (a) Bending strength and Young’s modulus for longitudinal and transversal samples. (b) Stress-strain diagram for longitudinal and transversal samples. (c) Gradients of the bending strength for longitudinal and transversal samples as a function of their position within the tusk. No scale. (d) Gradients of Young’s modulus for longitudinal and transversal samples as a function of their position within the tusk. No scale.

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