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MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A HEARTH AT SITE 24PH2975, FORT PECK, MONTANA (2007)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

The fill of a hearth at site 24PH2975 in northeast Montana was examined for macrofloral remains to provide subsistence information concerning plant resources utilized by the prehistoric occupants of this site. Charcoal from the hearth fill also was identified and processed for AMS radiocarbon analysis to identify woods burned as fuel and an age of occupation.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A HEARTH AT SITE 5RB5596, WESTERN COLORADO (2007)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

The fill from a fire hearth at Site 5RB5596 in western Colorado was examined for macrofloral remains to provide subsistence information concerning plant resources utilized by the prehistoric occupants of this site. Charcoal from the hearth fill also was identified and processed for AMS radiocarbon analysis to identify woods burned as fuel and an age of occupation.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT HELL'S HALF ACRE COUNTY PARK, SITE 48NA564, WYOMING (2007)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Seven macrofloral samples and one charcoal sample were recovered from four features at Hell's Half Acre County Park, site 48NA564, in central Wyoming. This site is a multicomponent, stratified site with several exposures of bison bone and hearth remnants in terrace cut banks. The four features examined yielded radiocarbon ages ranging from 2730 ± 70 BP to 1320 ± 80 BP. Macrofloral analysis will be used to provide subsistence information concerning plant resources utilized by the occupants...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITE 24YE356, MONTANA (2003)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Fill from two hearths at site 24YE356 in southem Wyoming were examined for macrofloral remains. Conventional radiocarbon dates of 1310 ± 60 BP and 1620 ± 60 BP from these two hearths indicate Late Prehistoric use of the area. Macrofloral analysis is used to provide information concerning plant resources utilized by the site occupants.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITE 26EK6902, NEVADA (2002)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Samples from three excavation units at site 26EK6902 in northeast Nevada were floated to recover charred macrofloral remains that would provide information concerning plant resources utilized by the occupants of this site. The site consists of a prehistoric lithic scatter/camp and an historic period trash scatter. Previous excavations of the prehistoric component yielded a variety of artifacts including reduction flakes, four bifaces, two hammerstones, seven core fragments, two grinding...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITE 48FR4713, CENTRAL WYOMING (2002)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Fill from a small hearth at 48FR4713 in central Wyoming was floated to recover macrofloral remains. This feature yielded a conventional radiocarbon age of 1250 ± 70 BP, indicating a Late Prehistoric occupation. Macrofloral analysis is used to provide information concerning plant resources processed in this hearth.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITE 5LA10929 IN THE PINON CANYON MANEUVER SITE, SOUTHEAST COLORADO (2006)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Two samples from the lower 20 cm of fill from a partly deflated hearth/roasting feature at site 5LA10929 were floated to recover macrofloral remains. This site was exposed in a modern road cut at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (PCMS) in southeast Colorado. It is a multi-component sheltered camp with a sparse lithic scatter, rock art, and thermal features. Charcoal from the feature yielded radiocarbon ages of 1935 ± 120 and 1855 ± 95 BP, reflecting occupation during the Late Archaic/Developmental...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITE 5PA1764, ELEVEN MILE CANYON RESERVOIR, SOUTH PARK, COLORADO (2003)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

The fill from a lithic heat treating area, a hearth in the center of a stone circle and an exterior firepit at site 5PA1764 in central Colorado were examined for macrofloral remains. This site was examined as part of a proposed land exchange at Eleven Mile Canyon Reservoir in Park County. The site represents a small, short-term campsite believed to have been used for lithic reduction and heat treating of lithics. Three ceramic sherds and a conventional radiocarbon age of 470 ± 40 BP suggest...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT THE RIFLE WICKIUP VILLAGE, SITE 5GF308, WESTERN COLORADO (2004)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Fill from the west half of a hearth in a Ute wickiup at the Rifle Wickiup Village, site 5GF308, was floated to recover charred macrofloral remains that would indicate plant resources processed in the hearth. A wood fragment believed to represent a fuel source also was submitted for identification. Site 5GF308 is located northeast of Rifle, Colorado. This site is reported to contain more than 60 structures, most of which are the remains of Ute wickiups.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF A POSSIBLE HEARTH AT FATUMAFUTI VILLAGE ON THE ISLAND OF TUTILA, AMERICAN SAMOA (2004)

DOCUMENT Cynthia Adkins.

One macrofloral sample was received from Pacific Legacy, Inc. for flotation and analysis. The sample was recovered from a possible hearth feature at a depth of 73-83 cmbs, located below the lower half of a burial. The contents of a hearth are examined using macrofloral analysis because it has the potential of identifying both fuel and any plants that might have been processed.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF A SINGLE SAMPLE FROM SITE 32GT241 AT THE HEART BUTTE RESERVOIR, NORTH DAKOTA (2003)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

A single sample from a small hearth at site 32GT241 on the Heart River in Grant County, southwest North Dakota, was examined for macrofloral remains. Wood charcoal from this site yielded a conventional radiocarbon age of 2560 ± 30 years B.P, indicating a Late Plains Archaic occupation. Macrofloral analysis of the hearth fill is used to provide information concerning plant resources that might have been processed in the hearth and types of wood burned as fuel.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL AT SITE 5ST303, COLORADO (1997)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Fill from a hearth at Site 5ST303 in Summit County, Colorado, was floated to recover macrofloral remains. A calibrated AMS radiocarbon date of AD 1650 to 1950 was returned for material from the hearth. Macrofloral analysis is used to determine possible plant resources processed in the feature.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM 5MF4973, NORTHEAST COLORADO (2002)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

The fill from a basin-shaped hearth in a jeep trail at site 5MF4973 was floated to recover charred macrofloral remains. This site is believed to represent a prehistoric camp-type site and is located north of Maybell, Colorado. Macrofloral analysis is used to provide information concerning plant resources that might have been processed in the hearth and woods burned as fuel. Charcoal recovered from the hearth fill was submitted for AMS radiocarbon analysis.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM SITE 48SU1032, WYOMING (2003)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Samples from four hearth features at site 48SU1032 in Sublette County, western Wyoming, were examined for macrofloral remains. These hearths were exposed durning well pad construction. Macrofloral analysis is used to provide information concerning woods burned as fuel and possible plant resources processed in the hearths.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM SITES MOC SD 3-4-2 AND 48SW10697 (MOC WAM 2-4-18), WYOMING (2006)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Samples from the fill of four hearth features at site MOC SD 3-4-2 and one hearth feature at 48SW10697(MOC WAM 2-4-18) were examined for macrofloral remains. These sites represent large prehistoric camps in southern Wyoming. The hearth from 48SW10697(MOC WAM 2-4-18) and one of the hearths from MOC SD 3-4-2 represent Middle Archaic occupations of the area with radiocarbon dates of 3810 ± 50 BP and 3620 ± 50 BP, respectively. A Late Archaic occupation is represented by Hearth 24 (1670 ± 60...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM THE ROCKSHELTER RIDGE SITE (41BS1533), BREWSTER COUNTY, TEXAS (2009)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Fill from a hearth fragment at the Rockshelter Ridge site (41BS1533) in Brewster County, Texas, was floated to recover charcoal for radiocarbon dating. This hearth fragment was eroding out of the side of a gully. The site consists of a series of 14 rockshelters, and artifacts from the site date from possibly as early as 6,000 BP to approximately 500 years BP. Charcoal from the hearth was processed for AMS radiocarbon dating.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM UTE TEEPEE ENCAMPMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE 2ND LOS PINOS INDIAN AGENCY NEAR MONTROSE, COLORADO (2003)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Laura Buethel.

The fill from nine hearths associated with two Ute teepee encampments that were tethered to the 2nd Los Pinos Indian Agency near Montrose, Colorado, were examined for macrofloral remains. The teepee sites are believed to date between 1875 and 1881. One of the hearths might represent an unrelated prehistoric occupation or a dependency, such as a menstrual hut, for one of the lodges. Macrofloral analysis will be used to provide information concerning plant resources utilized by the various...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL, PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF LITHIC ARTIFACTS, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL FROM SITES IN THE COTEAU MINE AREA, NORTH DAKOTA (2006)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Samples were examined from 11 stone ring sites in the Coteau Mine Area in Mercer County, west-central North Dakota, to provide subsistence information. These sites will be impacted by expansion of coal strip mining operations. A total of 33 lithic tools from these 11 sites were analyzed for possible protein residues to determine animal resources that might have been hunted/processed with the tools. Five fill samples from hearths associated with stone rings at sites 32ME169, 32ME755,...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF HEARTH/ROASTING PIT FILL FROM SITE 5DA2075, CENTRAL COLORADO (2006)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Jaime Dexter.

Fill from a prehistoric hearth or roasting pit at site 5DA2075 in Douglas County, Colorado, was floated to recover macrofloral remains. This site is part of the Reuter-Hess Reservoir Project. Charcoal from this feature yielded a conventional radiocarbon age of 1590 ± 40 BP (Beta-211597), with a two sigma calibrated age range of cal AD 400-560. Macrofloral analysis will be used to determine plant resources utilized by the occupants of this site during this time period.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM HEARTH FILL AT SITES 48SU2462, 48SU4923, AND 48SU5296, WYOMING (2004)

DOCUMENT Cynthia Adkins. Kathryn Puseman.

Four samples from features at three sites for the Stone Energy project in Sublette County, Wyoming, were examined for carbonized macrofloral remains. Remains from two hearths at site 48SU2462, one hearth at site 48SU4923, and one hearth at site 48SU5296 were examined. Unfortunately, charcoal collected from all hearths was sent for conventional radiocarbon dating prior to identification. Macrofloral analysis is used to provide information concerning prehistoric plant resources utilized by...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES LA 135868 AND LA 135870 FOR THE TESUQUE RIDGE RANCH DEVELOPMENT, NEW MEXICO (2006)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Jaime Dexter.

Fill samples from three features at sites LA 135868 and LA 135870 were floated to recover macrofloral remains. These sites are part of the Tesuque Ridge Ranch development project north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Although no dates are currently available to identify the sites' temporal associations, ceramics recovered at site LA 135868 indicate an occupation range of A.D. 1250-1400. Macrofloral analysis will be used to determine plant resources utilized by the occupants of these sites.


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SKEETER SHELTER, SITE 5EP46, ON THE FORT CARSON MILITARY RESERVATION, COLORADO (2006)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman.

Four samples from Skeeter Shelter, site 5EP46, were floated to recover charred macrofloral remains. This site consists of a small rock shelter and associated rock art located on the Fort Carson Military Reservation south of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Samples were recovered from an area northeast of the rock shelter from a small remnant terrace with an intact prehistoric occupation layer. The main occupation of the site is believed to represent the early Developmental period with radiocarbon...


PHYTOLITH ANALYSIS FOR SITES LA 103049, LA 126416, AND LA 126421, QUAIL RANCH, NEW MEXICO (2007)

DOCUMENT Linda Scott Cummings.

Three sites in the Quail Ranch Data Recovery Project were selected for phytolith analysis. A total of twelve phytolith samples were examined from hearths, roasting pits, and middens to assess local vegetation and plants that might have been cooked or roasted. These sites range in age from Middle to Late Archaic.


POLLEN ANALYSIS AT GOBBLER'S KNOB, 48SU261, NEAR PINEDALE WYOMING (2004)

DOCUMENT R.A. Varney. Linda Scott Cummings.

Site 48SU261 is located in the Green River Basin, south of the town of Pinedale, Wyoming. It is situated within eolian sediments on a low ridge about five miles North of the New Fork River. The site contains an Early Archaic component dated to about 6900 BP and a Late Archaic component dating to 3950 BP. The site consists of two pit features that probably represent occupation structures, one of which contained features within the larger feature, and hearth features outside the presumed...


POLLEN ANALYSIS AT PREHISTORIC SITE 26CK7041 AND POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, MACROFLORAL, AND FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROMETRY (FTIR) ANALYSES AT HISTORIC SITE 26CK7053 (2007)

DOCUMENT Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

Archaeobotanical samples were examined from two sites located on Oliver Ranch, approximately 10 miles southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada. Samples from two possible hearth or roasting features and a soil control were analyzed for pollen remains from prehistoric site 26CK7041. Samples also were submitted from three features at historic site 26CK7053. A sample believed to represent hearth/stove ash from Feature 1, a residential cabin, and four stratigraphic column samples from an area believed to...

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