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95-64: Letter Report (1995)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 380779] A formal report was not written for this project.


96-12: Letter Report (1996)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 380780] A formal report was not written for this project.


96-65: Letter Report (1996)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 380782] A formal report was not written for this project.


Additional Archaeological Testing at Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, Southern Arizona (1981)

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DOCUMENT Jon S. Czaplicki.

[tDAR id: 399251] Archaeological testing was conducted at site AZ EE:9:91 at Patagonia Lake State Park from 28 through 30 October 1981. This work, done under contract to Arizona State Parks under Arizona State Museum {ASM) permit 81-23, was to supplement similar investigation carried out by ASH personnel at AZ EE:9:91 on 8 and 9 June 1981. The testing crew consisted of Annick George, Carol McCarthy, James Mayberry, and Jon S. Czaplicki. Earlier testing involved backhoe excavation of four trenches to determine...


Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at  Ancient Gordion

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PROJECT Uploaded by: Page Selinsky

[tDAR id: 427491] This book publishes the results of 220 botanical samples from the 1993–2002 Gordion excavations directed by Mary Voigt. Together with Naomi Miller’s 2010 volume (Gordion Special Studies 5), this book completes the publication of botanical samples from Voigt’s excavations. The book aims to reconstruct agricultural decision making using archaeological and paleoenvironmental data from Gordion to describe environmental and agricultural changes at the site. Different political and economic systems...


AMS RADIOCARBON ANALYSIS OF CHARCOAL FROM THE JEFFREY SITE-AREA B, BREWSTER COUNTY, TEXAS (2010)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 379952] The Jeffrey Site-Area B is situated on a relatively narrow alluvial terrace, just north of Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas. Feature 2 consists of a pavement type hearth/shallow basin from which charcoal was collected for AMS radiocarbon dating.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL AND BONE FROM THE WAHKPA CHU’GN BISON KILL SITE (24HL0101), MONTANA (2011)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 380306] Three bison bone samples and two pieces of charcoal were submitted from the Wahkpa Chu’gn bison kill site (24HL0101) in north-central Montana. One bone sample was recovered from a large fire-cracked rock feature found in Area E. Two charcoal samples and two bison bone samples were recovered from Display House #5, the westernmost display area, in Area D. The earliest occupation appears to have been the Besant Complex around 2000-1500 BP. There was a short occupation by the Avonlea Complex,...


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM NAHAL AMRAM, ISRAEL (2012)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

[tDAR id: 380386] A fabric fragment, charcoal, and wood from Nahal Amram, Israel, were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. Nahal Amram is an area of ancient copper mining, and all three samples are associated with mines.


CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM THE FRONT ENTRANCE/BATEMAN BRIDGE ROAD AT THOMAS JEFFERSON’S POPLAR FOREST, BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 402406] The Front Entrance Survey, conducted in 2009 on Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest property in Forest, Bedford County, Virginia, detected an area with high concentrations of prehistoric artifacts. Charred nutshell and charcoal fragments collected from Feature E, exposed in Unit ER5700/1, were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination.


CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITE RI 1898, WASHINGTON COUNTY, RHODE ISLAND (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 405556] Site 1898 consists of a series of small stone tool production areas located approximately 50 meters off the shore of Quonochontaug Pond in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island. Six charcoal samples collected at 5 cm intervals from 5 to 35 cmbs were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination. Previous radiocarbon analysis of this site yielded calibrated age range of ~900–1400 BP for the top 25 cmbs and a range of ~4000–7500 BP for the depth of 25–35 cmbs...


CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITES 5MT226 AND 5MT6341, MONTEZUMA COUNTY, COLORADO (2015)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 401045] Sites 5MT226 and 5MT6341 are situated in the Kinder Morgan Yellow Jacket Dry Gas Loop Pipeline (YJDG Project) project area located approximately 4.3 miles southwest of the town of Yellow Jacket in Montezuma County, southwest Colorado. Various structures, pithouse, and features excavated at these sites reflect different periods ranging between Archaic/Pre-Pueblo II, Pueblo II and Basketmaker III (Hugh Robinson, personal communication October 23, 2015). One charcoal and two charred botanic samples...


CHARCOAL AND WOOD IDENTIFICATION, MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM THE FRIANT DAM, CALIFORNIA (2011)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 380177] A total of nineteen bulk soil samples, fourteen detrital charcoal samples, and one wood sample from along the San Joaquin River near Fresno, California, were examined to recover organic fragments suitable for radiocarbon dating. These samples were recovered from Holocene alluvium in soil pits downstream of Friant Dam and from auger holes in slackwater deposits upstream of the dam. Botanic components and detrital charcoal were identified, and potentially radiocarbon-datable material was...


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION FOR A SAMPLE FROM CHIQUIHUITE CAVE, ZACATECAS, MEXICO (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik. Linda Scott Cummings.

[tDAR id: 406695] Chiquihuite Cave, located in the high altitude desert (2740 m asl) in the State of Zacatecas, north-central Mexico, is an active cave with deep deposits. A small sediment sample mixed with visible charcoal flakes was submitted for charcoal identification and AMS radiocarbon age determination of the deepest cave deposits at a depth of 3.4 meters.


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION FOR SAMPLES FROM SITES VT-OR-034 (FARRELL SITE), VT-OR-062, VT-OR-0108 (LOWER PLAIN SITE), AND VT-WD-354 (PUTNEY BROOK NORTH SITE) IN ORANGE AND WINDHAM COUNTIES, VERMONT (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 413623] Sites VT-OR-034 (Farrell Site), VT-OR-062, VT-OR-0108 (Lower Plain Site), and VTWD-354 (Putney Brook North Site) lie within the Connecticut River Valley in Orange and Windham Counties, Vermont. Seven charcoal samples from various features were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination.


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM HALLS SWAMP SITE (19-PL-1067), PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS (2017)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 427950] The Halls Swamp Site (19-PL-1067) lies within the coastal town of Kingston in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. This prehistoric site consists of various features, including firepits/hearths, burnt rock concentrations, and overlapping artifact deposits. Recovery of diagnostic projectile points, including Neville-, Stark-, Brewerton-, and Small Stemmed-type, indicate the Middle and Late Archaic occupation (ca. 8000–3000 BP)(Erin Flynn, personal communication January 30, 2016). Radiocarbon dates...


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM LA 54325, EDDY COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 413757] Site LA 54325, a light diffuse scatter, lies approximately 3.28 miles northeast of the Pecos River in Eddy County, New Mexico. Charcoal from a stain (Feature 1) was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon analysis to identify fuel wood and ascertain the period of occupation.


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF CHARRED REMAINS FROM CAMP FULLER, SITE RI-1449, WASHINGTON COUNTY, RHODE ISLAND (2015)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 400753] The Camp Fuller site (RI-1449) is located on a small peninsula on the western shores of Point Judith Pond in Washington County, Rhode Island. Feature 1 lacked diagnostic artifacts. Sites in the vicinity of RI-1449 and in the broader Salt Ponds Region suggest occupation during the Late Archaic and through the Late Woodland Periods (Jennifer Ort, personal communication September 17, 2015) (Sportman 2014:3). Charred botanical remains were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon age...


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITE 37 AT THOMAS JEFFERSON’S POPLAR FOREST, BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA (2015)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik. Linda Scott Cummings.

[tDAR id: 399373] Site 37 lies on the property of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest in the city of Forest, Bedford County, Virginia. Prior to construction of a new entrance road a site was detected on the western bank of Machine Branch, a small drainage that runs between the Upper and Middle Fields (Jack Gary, personal communication July 29, 2015). Three charcoal samples from two test pits were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination.


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SPOON LAKE 3 (YAK-076) AND KNIGHT ISLAND NORTH POINT (YAK-205), YAKUTAT COUNTY, ALASKA (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 427786] Sites YAK-076 (Spoon Lake 3) and YAK-205 (Knight Island North Point) lie in Yakutat Bay, southeastern Alaska. Both sites consist of house pits with hearths and associated storage caches. Recovered artifacts indicate fishing, hunting, meat and hide processing. The Spoon Lake 3 site probably was occupied as soon as AD 1275, while the settlement at the Knight Island North Point site followed shortly after glacier retreat (AD 1500) from the island (Aron Crowell, personal communication November 21,...


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A SAMPLE FROM OUTSIDE OF THE NORTHWEST CURTILAGE AT THOMAS JEFFERSON’S POPLAR FOREST, BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA (2015)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 398716] Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest is located in Forest, near the city of Lynchburg in Bedford County, Virginia. The current archaeological investigation of an area adjacent to the northwester quadrant of the curtilage (a 61-acre fenced space Jefferson built around his retreat house) was conducted prior to the construction of a new entrance road into the grounds. A single charcoal sample, collected from Layer C in the shovel test pit (ER7323) outside the curtilage, was submitted for identification...


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND EXAMINATION OF BULK SOIL SAMPLES FOR POTENTIAL RADIOCARBON DATABLE MATERIAL FROM ALPINE, UTAH COUNTY, UTAH (2014)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 394021] The Alpine project site is located near the city of Alpine in Utah County, Utah. This site represents an undisturbed fault scarp. Eighteen soil samples and nine charcoal samples, collected from a paleoseismic trench opened across the Wasatch Fault, were submitted to recover and identify material appropriate for AMS radiocarbon age determination.


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION, AMS RADIOCARBON DATING, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITE 10EL1199, ELMORE COUNTY, IDAHO (2011)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380210] Four charcoal samples from site 10EL1199 in Elmore County, Idaho, were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. Ceramic sherds from this site also were submitted for organic residue analysis. Samples were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Organic residue analysis provides information regarding diet, in this case specifically foods processed in ceramic vessels.


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION, AMS RADIOCARBON DATING, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE ANALYSIS (FTIR) OF SAMPLES FROM SITE CA-NEV-1482, NEVADA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2010)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 379963] Charcoal and charred botanic remains recovered from unit fill at site CA-NEV-1482 in Nevada County, California, were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. A steatite bowl fragment from another unit at the site was tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). This site is a Nisenan occupation situated on the shoreline of Lake Combie. Identification of charred botanic remains and charcoal will provide information concerning plant resources...


Dainzú-Macuilxóchitl Archaeological Project

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PROJECT Ronald Faulseit.

[tDAR id: 402133] This archive contains all of the data derived from field research at the site of Dainzú-Macuilxóchitl in the Oaxaca Valley of Mexico. This is a multi-year project consisting of intensive survey and mapping, as well as comprehensive excavations. The mapping and survey are designed to provide a detailed topographic map of the site and provide a basic temporal and spatial settlement description. Intensive excavations are focused on residential areas. This project has been financially supported...


EXAMINATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM THE 7 LAGOS PROJECT, VALDIVIA, CHILE (2011)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

[tDAR id: 380272] A total of eight samples from geologic trenches at the 7 Lagos Project in Valdivia, Chile, were examined to recover organic fragments suitable for radiocarbon dating. Botanic components and detrital charcoal were identified, and potentially radiocarbon datable material was separated. Two samples appeared to contain charred material in sufficient quantities for dating; however, the charred material did not survive the chemical pre-treatment for dating. Half of the sediment retained during...

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