North-Central California (Geographic Keyword)
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Five column samples recovered from midden deposits at prehistoric site CA-PLA-668 in north-central California were examined for macrofloral remains. This site contained bedrock mortars, suggesting a Late Period occupation post-dating approximately 2,000 BP. Macrofloral analysis of the midden deposits will be used to provide information concerning plant resources utilized by the site occupants.
POLLEN, PHYTOLlTH, AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSES AT SITE CA-TEH-305, CALIFORNIA (2002)
Samples from two archaeological features at site CA-TEH-305 in north-central California were examined for pollen, phytolith, and macrofloral remains. The site contains a large, rounded midden of organic-rich sediment, flaked and groundstone artifacts, fire-cracked rock, faunal remains, shell, and human burials. Based on radiocarbon dates from similar sites in the area, the site is believed to date to the Late Period, no older than about 1200 years BP. Pollen and macrofloral analyses of fill...