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AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF BISON BONE AND POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, STARCH, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES OF A SHERD FROM THE FRED BURR #1 SITE (24GN1095), MONTANA (2013)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 391592] Two bison bone fragments were recovered from the Fred Burr #1 site (24GN1095), located on the bank of Fred Burr Creek east of Philipsburg in western Montana. These bison bone fragments were submitted for AMS radiocarbon age determination. A refit sherd also recovered from the site was submitted for pollen, phytolith, starch, and organic residue (FTIR) analyses.


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITE 14OT5-H2, OTTAWA COUNTY, KANSAS (2013)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Peter Kováčik.

[tDAR id: 394013] A possible bison bone fragment was recovered from House 2 of the Minneapolis site, 14OT5, situated in Ottawa County, Kansas. An AMS radiocarbon date of 1070 ± 15 RCYBP had been obtained on ceramic residue from this site, but was not a credible age for this context. Therefore, a fragment from the long bone shaft was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating to obtain a context date to corroborate or refute the residue date; however, no collagen was present. As a result, charred residue from a ceramic...


AMS RADIOCARBON DATING AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM THE PIGG SITE (5MT4802), COLORADO (2010)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan. Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 379956] Five charred Zea mays (corn) cob fragments and one charred Phaseolus vulgaris (bean) fragment recovered from two room blocks and a kiva at the Pigg Site (5MT4802) in Montezuma County, Colorado, were submitted for identification verification and AMS radiocarbon dating. Also submitted for organic residue analysis were several painted ceramic mug fragments that were used to line a sipapu in the same kiva from which the corn and bean samples were recovered. Organic residue analysis on select sherds...


ANALYSIS OF ORGANIC RESIDUES AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR A PIPE STEM FROM THE HURDY GURDY BRIDGE SITE (CA-DNO-1028), DEL NORTE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2012)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380333] A stone pipe stem recovered from the Hurdy Gurdy Bridge Site (CA-DNO-1028) in Del Norte County, northwestern California, was examined for pollen, phytolith, and starch evidence of use. In addition, the organic residue signature was examined using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). An AMS radiocarbon date was obtained on organic compounds (humates) that had penetrated the ceramic matrix of the pipe.


Ancient Recipes Revealed: FTIR Analysis of Central Plains Tradition Pottery (2010)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Donna Roper.

[tDAR id: 380774] Our goals in this limited trial were several: 1) to evaluate the feasibility of using FTIR to identify Central Plains tradition food preparation practices 2) to determine if it is possible to differentiate uses of Central Plains tradition jars 3) to make a preliminary determination of what those uses were and what food items might have been combined as recipes for meals 4) to get a preliminary answer to the burning question of how the seed bowls were used Identifying individual ingredients...


CERAMIC AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM SITES PHC XZ11 AND PHC 0813, TULA VILLAGE, TUTUILA ISLAND, AMERICAN SAMOA (2011)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost.

[tDAR id: 380289] Ten ceramic sherds from sites PHC XZ11 and PHC 0813 in Tula Village at the east end of Tutuila Island, American Samoa, were submitted for organic residue analysis. One of these samples also was examined for pollen, phytoliths, and starch (ceramic residue analysis), and was AMS radiocarbon dated. Samples were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Ceramic and organic residue analyses provide information regarding diet, specifically foods contained and/or...


CERAMIC AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM THE J.W. WILLIAMS II SITE (34LF25), LEFLORE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA (2011)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

[tDAR id: 380184] Three ceramic sherds from a Woodland period “black midden” mound at the J.W. Williams II site (34Lf25) in LeFlore County, Oklahoma were submitted for ceramic (pollen, phytolith, starch) and organic residue analysis. Samples were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Pollen, phytolith, starch, and organic residue analyses provide information regarding diet, specifically plants and/or animals processed using ceramic vessels at this site.


CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION, PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF LITHICS, AND STUDY OF SUBSISTENCE EXAMINING FEATURE FILL AND FOOD RESIDUE FROM CERAMICS USING PHYTOLITHS, STARCH, AND FTIR, SUSQUETONSCUT BROOK SITES 4, 5, AND 11, NEW LONDON COUNTY, CONNECTICUT (2016)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik. Linda Scott Cummings. Jennifer L.B. Milligan.

[tDAR id: 393345] Pre-contact sites along Susquetonscut Brook (SB 4 Site, SB 5 Site, and SB 11 Site) are located in Lebanon and Franklin, New London County, Connecticut. Identified features yielded various stone tools, FCR, ceramics, calcined bones, and charred plant remains (charcoal, nutshells, seeds). Diagnostic projectile points indicate occupation during the Late Archaic and Transitional Archaic periods (ca. 5000–2700 BP) (Heather Olson, personal communication January 11, 2016), while radiocarbon dates...


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...


CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION, ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL AND BONE FROM SITES 32ME1030 AND 32MZ411, NORTH DAKOTA (2011)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380261] A small amount of sediment from a prehistoric burn feature at site 32ME1030, North Dakota, was examined for macrofloral remains and organic residues. Charcoal recovered from the sample was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. Organic residues were identified using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). AMS radiocarbon dates also were obtained for two bison mandible fragments from site 32MZ411. These sites reflect prehistoric campsites found along the shores of Lake Sakakawea in western...


FTIR ANALYSIS OF AGAVE (2007)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. David V. Hill.

[tDAR id: 379502] Cooked and raw specimens of agave were submitted for FTIR analysis in an effort to determine whether or not the organic molecule signatures of various agave cultivars were sufficiently different to be able to group the agaves based on these signatures.


FTIR ANALYSIS OF ORGANIC RESIDUES FROM THREE CERAMIC SHERDS FROM MONTE PALAZZIA, CALABRIA (2010)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 379975] Three ceramic sherds from the site of Monte Palazzia, Calabria were submitted for analysis of organic residue contained within the sherds using FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry). These sherds represent bases of three different vessels.


FTIR ANALYSIS ON SAMPLES FROM SITE FlOp-48, ST. PAUL COUNTY, ALBERTA, CANADA (2013)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Cody Dalpra.

[tDAR id: 392851] Site FlOp-48 is a prehistoric lithic scatter within the dry mixedwood subregion of the boreal forest natural region in Alberta. One fire broken rock (FBR), representing an FBR concentration and possible boiling pit, was submitted with a soil control sample (sample A) for organic residue analysis using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) to better understand economic activities specific to thermal features at this site. Interpretations of this analysis provide information concerning...


INFRARED SPECTROMETRY (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF TWO BROWNWARE SHERDS FROM SITE FB 1579 (LA 116603) AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF A PROJECTILE POINT FROM SITE FB 1784 (LA 92756) ON THE FORT BLISS MCGREGOR RANGE, NEW MEXICO (2007)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Kim Kral.

[tDAR id: 380266] Two sites located on Fort Bliss McGregor Range in Otero County of southern New Mexico yielded a single projecting point and two brownware sherds for protein and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR) testing. Site FB1784 (LA 92756), a Late Archaic/Early Formative site, yielded the projectile point along with two soil control samples for protein residue analysis. Residue from two brownware sherds from an Early Formative site, FB15759 (LA 116603), were examined using FTIR to determine if...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, AMS RADIOCARBON DATING, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITE LA165923, EDDY COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2010)

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DOCUMENT Melissa K. Logan. Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 379953] Fill recovered from an isolated roasting pit at site LA165923 in Eddy County, southeast New Mexico, was floated to recover macrofloral remains. Charcoal from the macrofloral sample was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. Three stones from the feature, as well as a control stone from the site surface, were examined for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Macrofloral and organic residue (FTIR) analyses will be used to provide information concerning food...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROMETRY (FTIR), AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR SITES CA-SBR-5568/H, CA-SBR-10073, CA-SBR-10074, CA-SBR-10075, CA-SBR-10078, AND CA-SBR-12464, FOR THE BALDY MESA OHV SURVEY, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (2007)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

[tDAR id: 379458] Samples from features at sites CA-SBR-5568/H, CA-SBR-10073, CA-SBR-10074, CASBR-10075, CA-SBR-10078, and CA-SBR-12464 in southern California were processed for macrofloral remains and examined using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR). In addition, charcoal from CA-SBR-5568/H was submitted for AMS radiocarbon analysis. Sites CA-SBR-10073, CA-SBR-10074, and CA-SBR-10075 represent prehistoric vegetation processing and lithic reduction activity areas that appear to have been seasonally...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS, POLLEN ANALYSIS, AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION AT SITE 48HO375, RED CANYON RANCH, WYOMING (2010)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 379986] Red Canyon Ranch, located in the foothills of the Owl Creek Mountains southwest of Thermopolis, Wyoming, contains evidence for multiple human occupations from Paleoindian to Historic times. Archaeological investigations and subsequent archaeobotanical analyses and radiocarbon age determinations span a period of several years and are currently ongoing. To facilitate these analyses, a single site designation of 48HO375 has been assigned. The earliest investigation centered on two hearths: one...


MACROFLORAL, AMS RADIOCARBON DATING, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES FOR SAMPLES FROM SITES CrNV-11-14170, CrNV-11-14197, AND CrNV-11-14923 FOR THE LONG CANYON DATA RECOVERY PROJECT, NEVADA (2012)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380139] Hearth/fire pit fill samples from sites CrNV-11-14170, CrNV-11-14197, and CrNV-11-14923 in Elko County, Nevada, were floated to recover charred macrofloral remains. Firecracked rock recovered from the macrofloral samples were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Charcoal or charred botanic material from each of the three macrofloral samples was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating to provide temporal information about use of these features....


MACROFLORAL, PHYTOLITH, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM SITE LA 17126 AT THE TURNER B SOUTH TANK BATTERY, EDDY COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2011)

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DOCUMENT Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost. Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

[tDAR id: 380217] Ten samples from site LA 171726 at the Turner B South Tank Battery in Eddy County, New Mexico, were submitted for macrofloral, phytolith, and organic residue analyses. Seven samples were collected from features in an area of the site contaminated with chlorides and some oil. The remaining samples consisted of fill from two small, basin-shaped thermal features believed to represent hearths in an area of the site not affected by the spill. The results of analyses from samples not affected by the...


MACROFLORAL, PHYTOLITH, POLLEN, STARCH, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR), ANALYSES OF STRUCTURAL MATERIAL AND RESIDUE FROM A COATED INFANT BUNDLE BURIAL BASKET, VAL VERDE COUNTY, TEXAS (2010)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380003] Fiber and rib material from a coated basket recovered in a rockshelter site in Val Verde County, Texas, was submitted for identification to determine the construction material for the basket. Black residue removed from the inside surface of the basket was examined for pollen, phytoliths, and organic residues (using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy) to obtain a better understanding of the residue. The basket was found covering an infant burial that had been wrapped in two layers of...


MACROFLORAL, POLLEN, ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR), AND PROTEIN RESIDUE (CIEP) ANALYSIS, CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION FOR SAMPLES FROM SITES IN THE LONG CANYON DATA RECOVERY PROJECT, ELKO COUNTY, NEVADA (2015)

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DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik. Linda Scott Cummings. Jennifer L.B. Milligan.

[tDAR id: 426053] The Long Canyon Project lies on the eastern slope of the Pequop Mountains and the western margin of Goshute Valley in the vicinity of Big Springs, Elko County, northeastern Nevada. A total of 84 sediment samples and 10 charcoal samples from various features at 13 sites (CrNV-11-8697, CrNV-11-10719, CrNV-11-14937, CrNV-11-15371, CrNV-11-16492, CrNV-11-16506, CrNV-11-16509, CrNV-11-16511, CrNV-11-16513, CrNV-11-16522, CrNV-11-17470, CrNV-11-17682, and CrNV-11-17684) were submitted for macrofloral...


MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN RESIDUE, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR SITE 45FS2075, WASHINGTON (2010)

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DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380019] Samples from units in three excavation blocks at site 45FS2075 in northeast Washington were examined for charcoal and other macrofloral remains. This site appears to represent pre-contact through contact period occupations. The excavation blocks contained several diffuse hearths consisting of concentrations of fire-cracked rock and bone. Charcoal or charred botanic remains from 34 samples were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. In addition, six lithic artifacts were sampled for protein...


ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM SITES 25FT54, 25FT56, 25FT354, AND 25RW1, RED WILLOW CREEK VALLEY, NEBRASKA (2011)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan. Kathryn Puseman.

[tDAR id: 380285] Ceramic sherds (some with visible residue), charcoal, charred corn kernels, and a bone fragment from sites 25FT54, 25FT56, 25FT354, and 25RW1 in the Red Willow Creek Valley of southwestern Nebraska were submitted for organic residue analysis, identification, and/or AMS radiocarbon dating. The ceramics were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) to identify probable contents of the residues. Charcoal identification reveals the types of wood burned as...


ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF A MORTAR FROM THE TULE CREEK VILLAGE (CA-SNI-25), SAN NICOLAS ISLAND, CHANNEL ISLANDS, CALIFORNIA (2012)

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DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan.

[tDAR id: 380368] A sandstone mortar recovered from the Tule Creek Village (CA-SNI-25) on San Nicolas Island in the Channel Islands of California was submitted for organic residue analysis. The artifact was tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). This analysis provides information concerning the compounds that were extracted from the mortar. Information concerning foods that might have been ground using the mortar is derived from matches with our reference library of raw...

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