Pollen Anlysis (Other Keyword)
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Four storage pits were dug into a reconstructed prairie in Iowa. The pit was dug Sept. 9, 1995, filled with maize on Oct. 8,1995, and opened for examination on May 4, 1996. Ten of the samples collected either from the pit lining, fill, or as control samples outside pit 1 were examined for pollen and phytoliths in an effort to identify signatures associated with maize storage pits.
MICROSCOPIC ANALYSIS OF CERAMIC RESIDUE FROM THE FORT HILL SITE (46-MG-12), WEST VIRGINIA (2006)
The Fort Hill Site (46-Mg-12) located outside the city limits of Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County, represents relatively recent occupations, falling within the past approximate 1,000 years. An abundance of charred maize was recovered at the site, indicating that people living here were agriculturalists. Five lots of ceramics were chosen for residue analysis to identify foods that might have been cooked in the vessels.
POLLEN ANALYSIS AT 48SW 14641, THE RED WASH SITE IN THE RED DESERT, WYOMING (2006)
Site 48SW14641, the Red Wash site, is located north of the town of Red Desert, Wyoming. The site exhibited two components, an Archaic component overlain by a Late Prehistoric component. Both have been subject to wind deflation and erosion. Cultural material was sparse and included a small assemblage of chipped stone debitage and several McKean Techno-complex projectile points. No butchered bone was recovered. Radiocarbon ages varying from 4160 ± 40 to 4440 ± 50 BP represent the Archaic...
POLLEN ANALYSIS AT 48UT378, TRIANGULATION POINT DRAW, UINTAH COUNTY, WYOMING (2007)
A total of 19 pollen samples were examined from Site 48UT378. Thirteen samples were collected as a stratigraphic column to provide paleoenvironmental information, while five samples were recovered from feature fill to determine possible plant resources that were . utilized. A modern control also was examined from north of the site datum. Site 48UT378 is part of the Triangulation Point Draw site complex in Uintah County, Wyoming. It consists of an extensive camp exposed on dunes and...
POLLEN ANALYSIS AT PREHISTORIC SITE 26CK7041 AND POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, MACROFLORAL, AND FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROMETRY (FTIR) ANALYSES AT HISTORIC SITE 26CK7053 (2007)
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...
POLLEN ANALYSIS FOR 48SW13552, THE CRESCENT SITE, WYOMING (2006)
The Crescent Site, 48SW13552, is a camp site located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Thirty-seven features were recorded during the excavation of two block sets at the site. A backhoe trench was also placed on a north-south trajectory through the middle of the site. Radiocarbon dating of features indicate three distinct phases associated with the cultural component of the site, which were subsequently identified as the Opal Phase, the Pine Springs Phase, and the Uinta Phase. Thirteen...
POLLEN ANALYSIS FOR SITES 48UT289, 48UT122/48LON269, AND 48LN1669, SOUTHWEST WYOMING (2007)
Samples from three archaeological sites in southwestern Wyoming were examined for pollen and/or starch to identify plants that might have been processed. One of the samples submitted represents the modem surface, and acts as a control for interpreting the other samples.
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF A SEDIMENT SAMPLE COLLECTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH A BISON SKULL, WEATHERMEN DRAW, SOUTH-CENTRAL MONTANA (2005)
A single soil sample was collected from a test unit at the Skull Site 1 in Weathermen Draw, south-central Montana. Weathermen Draw, owned by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, is characterized by numerous deep canyons extending from a central ridge and plateau. Pollen analysis was conducted on this sample to establish a record of vegetation associated with the bison skull for which this site was named.
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF A SINGLE SAMPLE FROM THE OAHU 6 PROJECT, HONOLULU, OAHU, HAWAI’I (2007)
A single pollen sample was collected at a depth between 1.6 and 1.8 m below the surface in an industrial area of Honolulu at the Makoloa Electrical substation on Makaloa Street. Pollen analysis was undertaken to provide information as to whether this area had functioned as a fishpond and whether or not it contained pollen from European-introduced plants.
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF DAUB, 5RB705, CANYON PINTADO, COLORADO (2005)
Two daub samples, possibly representing roofing material, were recovered from within a granary at site 5RB705 in northwestern Colorado. The granary is believed to date to ca. 1,000 BP. Daub samples were analyzed for pollen to determine the origin of the mud used to plaster the granary.
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF FOUR HEARTHS FROM THE CUL-DE-SAC SITE, 48SW13648, SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING (2006)
The Cul-de-Sac Site, 48SW13648, is a prehistoric camp in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Six radiocarbon dates, ranging from 1540 to 1900 BP, were obtained from hearth features at the site and indicate at least two occupations dating to the Uinta Phase of the Late Prehistoric period. Four pollen samples were recovered from individual hearths in order to determine possible plant resources available to occupants of the site.
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM 48NA564, HELL'S HALF ACRE COUNTY PARK, WYOMING (2006)
An alternating stratigraphic pollen column was excavated at Hell's Half Acre County Park, 40 miles west of Casper, Wyoming. Fifteen pollen samples, including a modern surface sample, were selected from the column, which represents stratified layers that include multiple occupations. Radiocarbon ages of 1920 ± 40 BP and 1970 ± 50 BP anchor the lowest occupation at a depth of approximately 112 cm, while an age of 1320 ± 80 BP ties in the upper occupation at a depth of 30 cm. Pollen analysis...
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM A BIGHORN SHEEP SKULL AND TWO SOIL SAMPLES FROM THE WEST BANK OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER, WASHINGTON (2005)
Three soil samples from the Yakima Training Center in Washington were submitted to Paleo Research Institute for pollen analysis. Two of the samples were collected from 45KT44, and the bighorn sheep skull was noted in the vicinity, but not associated with any archaeological site in the area. Site 45KT44 is a large village site occupied for much of the past 8,000 years. Two samples were collected from trenches "to investigate the geomorphology of the site" (Kimberly Dawson, personal...
POLLEN ANALYSIS OF TWO SAMPLES FROM 5MN7429, UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU, COLORADO (2006)
Two pollen samples were collected from inside a mine entrance in Montrose County, Colorado. Pollen analysis was undertaken in an effort to establish a pollen signature that was appropriate for the various radiocarbon-dated intervals that were sampled and to explore differences in the pollen signatures for the two samples examined. Radiocarbon ages of 595 BP and 7100 BP are reported for samples 14 and 16, respectively.
POLLEN ANALYSIS, CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION, AND AMS RADIOCARBON ANALYSIS FOR SAMPLE EF-ECG-1-05, EGLINGTON FAULT, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (2006)
A single sample from the Eglington Fault in Las Vegas, Nevada, was analyzed for pollen and charcoal identification. This sample was collected from a colluvial wedge in the last rupture at the EI Campo Grande site of the Eglington Fault. Pollen analysis was used to determine the local vegetation at the time of the rupture. Charcoal in the sample was identified and submitted for an AMS radiocarbon date.
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSES AT SITES AZ U:11:41 (ASM) AND AZ U:11:126 (ASM), ARIZONA (2006)
Features from two sites, AZ U:11:41 (ASM) and AZ U:11:126 (ASM) near Florence Junction, Arizona, were sampled for pollen and macrofloral remains. Both sites were excavated as a part of the Ranch 160 Project. The sites have been identified as Late Colonial Hohokam occupations, representing Santa Cruz through Sacaton time periods. Five pollen samples were recovered from five separate features in the project area. Additionally, five bulk soil samples from the same features were floated to recover...
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITE LA 49490, VILLAGE OF RUIDOSO DOWNS, LINCOLN COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2006)
Site LA 49490 is a Jornada Mogollon Glencoe Phase village site located in Ruidoso Downs, Lincoln County, New Mexico. Pollen and macrofloral samples were collected from pits and a burned pithouse. Two of the pits exhibited refuse as fill and contained burials within the refuse. One of the individuals had been shot in the back and two projectile points remained with the burial. Pollen and macrofloral analyses were conducted to identify plants that might have been important in the burials and also...
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT SITES 48FR5305 AND 48FR5343 FOR THE ROCK RIDGE PROJECT, WYOMING (2005)
Pollen, macrofloral, and charcoal samples were examined from sites 48FR5305 and 48FR5343 near Riverton, Wyoming. These sites were identified as a result of the Tom Brown, Inc. Rock Ridge #6-24 construction project in Fremont County, Wyoming. Pollen and macrofloral samples were recovered from levels of fill in a large earth oven and from the fill of a deep, steep-sided basin at 48FR5305, as well as from different levels of fill from an earth oven at 48FR5343. Samples were collected from...
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF A SINGLE HEARTH FROM SITE 48FR5351, WYOMING (2006)
The fill from a single hearth excavated during mitigation at site 48FR5351 in the Wind River Basin of central Wyoming was examined for pollen and macrofloral remains. This site consists of the hearth (Feature 2) and a tight concentration of fire-cracked rock (Feature 1). Charcoal from the hearth yielded a conventional radiocarbon age of 1520 ± 40 BP, placing use of the hearth at the transition from the Late Archaic (2500-1500 BP) to the Late Prehistoric (1500-200 BP). Pollen and macrofloral...
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES 42CB78 AND 42CB16, EASTERN UTAH (2006)
Samples were examined from sites 42Cb78 and 42Cb16 (Rasmussen Cave) on the Colorado Plateau of eastern Utah. Site 42Cb78 is a Fremont habitation site located on top of a knoll and consists of two possible room blocks and a cist feature. PolJen samples were collected from the floor of a circular rock-lined depression (Feature A) and from the base of a deep, slab-lined pit containing numerous ceramic sherds (Feature C) to determine the nature and extent of subsurface deposits within these...
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES 5DA1951 AND 5DA1957, COLORADO (2005)
Sites 5DA 1951 and 5DA 1957 are multi-component sites within the boundaries of the Rueter-Hess Reservoir Project in Douglas County, Colorado. Radiocarbon dates and diagnostic artifacts obtained from the sites indicate occupations ranging from the Early Ceramic through the Middle Archaic periods. A mano and metate, along with soil control samples, were washed and examined for pollen. Additionally, twenty bulk sediment samples were floated to recover macrofloral remains. Pollen and...
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, AND AMS RADIOCARBON RESULTS, OF SAMPLES FROM SLEEPING RAINBOW RANCH, SITE 42WN1885, UTAH (2005)
Pollen and macrofloral samples were recovered from the Sleeping Rainbow Ranch, site 42WN1885, in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah. This site contains both prehistoric and historic components. Pollen samples were collected from a historic stone masonry structure, possibly a fruit cellar, and from an unknown prehistoric trench-like feature. In addition, a control sample was collected from the modern ground surface. Macrofloral samples were taken from the prehistoric trench-like feature and...
POLLEN AND PARASITE ANALYSIS OF A SINGLE SAMPLE FROM THE REHER BAKERY, CITY OF KINGSTON, NEW YORK (2012)
The Reher Historical Site, located in the City of Kingston, Ulster County, New York, housed a kosher bakery operated by the Reher family in the early 20th Century. Sample 1796.36.1 was collected from Feature 16, a stone-lined drain that passes beneath stone walls and a brick catchbasin in an urban, rear courtyard. Sediments from this feature were submitted for parasite and pollen analysis to assist in determining the function of this drain.
POLLEN AND PHYTOLITH ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FOR SITE LA 457, NEW MEXICO (2006)
Pollen and phytolith samples were examined from site LA 457, a multi-component Jornada Mogollon village site with occupations ranging from the Late Archaic through the El Paso phase. The samples were collected during the replacement of a waterline from the La Luz Filtration Plant to the Green Reservoir in southern New Mexico because a 752 meter segment of the pipeline passed through portions of the site. Samples examined represent two pit house floors, fill from a probable Archaic hearth,...
POLLEN AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS FOR SITES 10CM294, 10EL840, 10GG137, 10GG325, 10GG480, AND 10GG702, SOUTHERN IDAHO (2005)
A total of 14 artifacts were found on the surface and in looters' backdirt piles at six sites on land owned by the Shoshone Bureau of land Management (BlM) field office. These sites are located in Camas, Elmore, and Gooding Counties in south-central Idaho. A mano, three pestles, and five pieces of groundstone were washed for pollen and starches to provide information concerning processing of plant resources. Six soil samples were examined for pollen to provide control samples for the...