Sandoval County, NM (Geographic Keyword)

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Macrofloral Analysis at Eight Sites Along Navajo Route 474(4), Sandoval County, New Mexico (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

Samples from eight archaeological sites along Navajo Route 474(4) in Sandoval County, New Mexico, were floated to recover macrofloral remains. Three botanic samples also were examined. These sites represent prehistoric Archaic or Basketmaker II occupations, Pueblo III, and historic Navajo sites. Macrofloral analysis is used to provide information concerning plant resources that were utilized by the various occupants of the sites. Macrofloral analysis will assist in addressing the research...

DOCUMENT Full-Text lInda J. Scott. PaleoResearch Institute.

Three pollen and two flotation samples were collected during testing operations at LA 46358 located in Sandoval County, New Mexico. The site is believed to date to the Basketmaker II/Pueblo I transition. A single use or activity surface was revealed 15 to 20 cm below the present ground surface. This area contained a single pit hearth. The pollen and macrofloral samples were collected at the site to provide evidence concerning the subsistence resources used, processing techniques used in...