Cob (Material Keyword)
1-2 (2 Records)
Woody twigs, Zea mays cob, and bone samples from the Star Ceiling Cave site near the town of Cuba, New Mexico, were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. This site consists of a cave with a spring and numerous pictographs and mud-ball offerings. Pictographs in the cave are noted to represent Ancestral Puebloan/Puebloan culture as well as Navajo ceremonialism. Twigs were present in a mud-ball adhering to the top of the cave. Radiocarbon dating of the twigs provides information...
PHYTOLITH MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A ZEA MAYS COB FROM SITE 42DA2026, DAGGETT COUNTY, UTAH (2017)
Site 42DA2026 consists of a few storage features built in a rock fall under a rock shelter above the Green River in Daggett County, Utah. An uncharred corn cob recovered from the wall near the top of Feature 2 was submitted for AMS radiocarbon age determination to ascertain the period of use. Additionally, examination of the morphometric phytolith signature and comparison with other cob signatures was requested for this cob.