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ACORN ANTISERUM TESTING OF BEDROCK MORTAR PROTEIN RESIDUE WASH SAMPLES FROM BLAIR VALLEY, MINE WASH, AND THE LOS CABALLOS SITE, SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad Yost.

Thirty-one protein residue washes recovered in the field from bedrock mortars were tested against acorn (oak, Quercus sp.) antiserum. These samples had been tested previously against various antisera at another lab, but were submitted to PaleoResearch specifically for testing against acorn antiserum.


ACORN ANTISERUM TESTING OF THREE MILLING SURFACE PROTEIN RESIDUE WASH SAMPLES FROM SITE SDI-10697, CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad Yost.

Three protein residue wash samples of milling groundstone tools were tested against acorn (oak, Quercus sp.) antiserum. These samples were previously tested against various antisera at another lab, but were submitted to PaleoResearch specifically for testing against acorn antiserum.


ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN RESIDUE AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) OF A PROJECTILE POINT FRAGMENT FROM SITE 41EP1026, AS WELL AS IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARRED MATERIAL FROM FEATURE FILL AT SITES 41EP1026, 41EP1623, 41EP1633, AND 41EP1720, ON THE FORT BLISS MILITARY RESERVATION, TEXAS (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings.

The floated light fractions from the fill of carbon stains and unknown structures at sites 41EP1026, 41EP1623, 41EP1633, and 41EP1720 were submitted identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. In addition, a projectile point fragment was examined for protein residues and organic residues, the latter using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). These sites are located on Fort Bliss Military Reservation in El Paso County, Texas, and represent small, open air camps believed to date to the...


CERAMIC AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS ON CERAMICS AND PROTEIN ANALYSIS ON A BIFACE FROM SITE DLLG 33, MANITOBA, CANADA (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

Four ceramic rimsherds from site DlLg 33, a prehistoric riverine trade loci, located in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, were submitted for ceramic and organic residue analysis. In addition, a single biface was examined for protein residue. Ceramics were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Ceramic and organic residue analyses on the ceramics will be used to provide information regarding the foods processed in the vessels and their origins, and...


CERAMIC, PROTEIN, X-RAY DIFFRACTION (XRD), AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM THE FORKS SITE (DLLG-33/08A), WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

Four ceramic rim sherds and a chitho from the Forks Site (DlLg-33/08A), a prehistoric riverine trade loci, located in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, were submitted for ceramic and organic residue analysis. In addition, a grinder/hammer stone, a biface, and a retouched flake were examined for protein residue. The grinder/hammer stone was also tested for organic residues, as was visible residue from a limestone ochre bowl. X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) will be used to verify the residue on the...


IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL; PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF A DRILL/PROJECTILE POINT; AND POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF CERAMIC SHERDS FROM PHASE III EXCAVATIONS AT SITE 11PK1599, ILLINOIS (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost. Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan.

Samples were submitted from three cultural features excavated during Phase III data recovery at site 11Pk1599 in western Illinois. Charcoal samples from all three features were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating in order to identify woods burned as fuel and to obtain temporal information concerning site occupation. A projectile point/drill from a pit with cultural material was analyzed for possible protein residues to identify animals that might have been processed/hunted...


IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF WOOD, ZEA MAYS COB, AND BONE FROM THE STAR CEILING CAVE SITE NEAR CUBA, NEW MEXICO AND ZEA MAYS COB MORPHOMETRICS (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

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...


IDENTIFICATION OF HAFTING MATERIAL AND RADIOCARBON DATING FOR TWO AVONLEA PROJECTILE POINTS, WORTHAM SHELTER, WYOMING (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

Two Avonlea projectile points from Wortham Shelter that still had existing hafting material were submitted for protein residue analysis and AMS radiocarbon dating. Both of these projectile points and their hafting had been coated with shellac or a similar substance, which necessitated cleaning the artifacts prior to analysis. Protein residue analysis was undertaken to identify the proteins in the hafting material, and, thus, the animal that the sinew was taken from.


INFRARED SPECTROMETRY (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF TWO BROWNWARE SHERDS FROM SITE FB 1579 (LA 116603) AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF A PROJECTILE POINT FROM SITE FB 1784 (LA 92756) ON THE FORT BLISS MCGREGOR RANGE, NEW MEXICO (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Kim Kral.

Two sites located on Fort Bliss McGregor Range in Otero County of southern New Mexico yielded a single projecting point and two brownware sherds for protein and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR) testing. Site FB1784 (LA 92756), a Late Archaic/Early Formative site, yielded the projectile point along with two soil control samples for protein residue analysis. Residue from two brownware sherds from an Early Formative site, FB15759 (LA 116603), were examined using FTIR to determine if...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF STRATIGRAPHIC SOIL SAMPLES AND PROTEIN RESIDUE AND PHYTOLITH ANALYSIS OF STONE TOOLS FROM THE JOHNSONDALE WORK CENTER SITE, CA-TUL-819, CALIFORNIA (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost.

A total of eleven stratigraphic sediment samples from the Johnsondale Work Center, site CA-TUL-819, in southern Tulare county, California, were submitted for macrofloral analysis. A groundstone mano, a projectile point, and a blade from this site were submitted for protein residue analysis, while the groundstone mano also was washed to recovery phytoliths. This site consists of bedrock milling features and associated artifacts. Macrofloral, protein residue, and phytolith analyses will be used to...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION, AMS RADIOCARBON DATING, AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES LA 117092 (FB 16244), LA 124002 (FB 8803), LA 124013 (FB 8814), AND LA 124024 (FB 8825) ON THE FORT BLISS MILITARY RESERVATION, OTERO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (DELIVERY ORDER 9) (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost.

Fill from hearths at sites LA 117092 (FB 16244), LA 124002 (FB 8803), and LA 124024 (FB 8825) was examined to recover charcoal or other charred macrofloral material suitable for AMS radiocarbon dating, then date the features. A unifacial tool from site LA 124013 (FB 8814) was analyzed for possible protein residues to determine plant or animal resources that might have been processed using this tool. These sites are located on the Fort Bliss Military Reservation in Surveyors and El Paso Canyons,...


MACROFLORAL AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF HEARTH FILL; POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF A GROUNDSTONE; AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF A BIFACE FROM SITE LA 123811 (FB 8612) ON THE FORT BLISS MILITARY INSTALLATION, NEW MEXICO (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

Fill from a hearth at site LA 123811 (FB 8612) on the Fort Bliss Military Installation in Otero County, New Mexico, was floated to recover charred macrofloral remains, then obtain a radiocarbon date on identified charcoal. A groundstone recovered from the hearth fill was examined for pollen, phytoliths, and organic residues, the latter using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Ethnobotanic analyses of the hearth fill and the groundstone wash will be used to provide subsistence...


MACROFLORAL, PHYTOLITH, AND PET ANALYSES AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR SITES 32OL531 AND 32OL541, NORTH DAKOTA (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Linda Scott Cummings. Chad Yost.

Samples were submitted for various analyses from sites 32OL531 and 32OL541 in Oliver County, North Dakota. Site 32OL531 is a prehistoric campsite consisting of 21 stone rings and one stone cairn, and site 32OL541 is a prehistoric campsite that consists of 19 stone rings and three cairns. Fill from possible hearth areas in 10 of the stone rings at these sites were floated to recover macrofloral remains, including charcoal for AMS radiocarbon dating. Sufficient charred material for dating was...


MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN RESIDUE (CIEP), AND ELEMENTAL COMPOSITION (XRF) ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITE 5LA12616 (OWENS CACHE), LAS ANIMAS COUNTY, COLORADO (2018)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Lee Drake. Peter Kováčik.

Site 5LA12616 (Owens Cache) is located within the Pinyon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado. The cache encountered under the bedrock niche consisted of three chipped stone tools and sparse micro-debitage. Stone tools were submitted for protein analysis (CIEP). Macrofloral and radiocarbon analysis were requested for two sediment samples collected in the vicinity of intact artifacts to recover and identify charred remains, including charcoal, that would be suitable for radiocarbon...


MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN RESIDUE, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR SITE 45FS2075, WASHINGTON (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

Samples from units in three excavation blocks at site 45FS2075 in northeast Washington were examined for charcoal and other macrofloral remains. This site appears to represent pre-contact through contact period occupations. The excavation blocks contained several diffuse hearths consisting of concentrations of fire-cracked rock and bone. Charcoal or charred botanic remains from 34 samples were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating. In addition, six lithic artifacts were sampled for protein...


MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN RESIDUE, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES CA-SBR-9711, CA-SBR-9717, AND CA-SBR-11330, MCAGCC TWENTYNINE PALMS (PROJECT NO. 15471), SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan.

Column samples from site CA-SBR-9711 and from a hearth at site CA-SBR-11330 were floated to recover charred macrofloral remains to provide subsistence information concerning plant resources utilized at these sites. Protein residue analysis was conducted on two lithic flakes from CA-SBR-9711 and on a mano fragment from CA-SBR-9717 to determine if these tools were used for processing plant and/or animal remains. The mano fragment also was examined for organic residues using Fourier Transform...


MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN RESIDUE, ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR THE BETZWOOD BOATHOUSE PROJECT, VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK, PENNSYLVANIA (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad Yost. Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. David V. Hill.

A single sediment sample was recovered from Unit N971.87/E973.75 during Phase III excavations at the Betzwood Boathouse, located in Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. This sample was examined for macrofloral remains and for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR). Charcoal from the macrofloral sample was AMS radiocarbon dated. Three projectile points from the unit were analyzed for protein residues. Diagnostic artifacts suggest a...


ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF CERAMIC SHERDS AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF LITHIC TOOLS FROM THE REEDERS CREEK WEST SITE (28ME360), MERCER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost.

Three ceramic sherds and four lithic tools from the Reeders Creek West site (28ME360) in Mercer County, New Jersey, were submitted for organic and protein residue analysis. The samples were tested for organic residues using Fourier Transfer Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). Protein residue analysis was conducted using cross-over immunoelectrophoresis (CIEP). Organic residue analysis was used to identify foods cooked in the vessels represented by these sherds. Protein residue analysis was used to...


ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) AND PROTEIN RESIDUE (CIEP) ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM THE JAYROE SITE (41HM51), HAMILTON COUNTY, TEXAS (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

The Jayroe Site (41HM51) is a late Prehistoric small campsite situated in Hamilton County, Texas. The site lies at the northeast margins of the Balconian biotic province, near its boundary with the Texan and Kansan biotic provinces, on the edge of a terrace overlooking the Leon River. The site features two hearths/pits, two bone concentrations, and two mixed burned rock and artifact concentrations with extensive lithic and faunal assemblage, and sherds from ceramic vessels. Fourteen Late...


ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS FOR SAMPLES FROM SITES EfOo 134, EfOo 160, EjOp 6, FaOq 124, AND FaOq 125 FROM THE KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE PROJECT, ALBERTA, CANADA (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost.

Samples from sites EfOo 134, EfOo 160, EjOp 6, FaOq 124, and FaOq 125, discovered during reconnaissance for the Keystone XL Pipeline Project in southeastern Alberta, Canada, were submitted for organic and protein residue analyses. Organic residue analysis was performed on a long bone fragment, fill samples from four hearths and a pit feature, and associated soil control samples using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). A biface tip fragment and a Besant dart were examined for protein...


ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES EfOo 160 AND EgOo 9 FROM THE KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE PROJECT, ALBERTA, CANADA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost.

Samples were submitted for analysis from two sites located on the upland prairie grasslands of Alberta, Canada north of the Red Deer River. A lithic projectile point from site EfOo160 was tested for protein residues and organic residue analysis was performed on a firebroken rock and a sediment control sample from site EgOo 9. These analyses are used to detect any animal and plant residues that may be present on the surfaces of these artifacts.


PHYTOLITH AND PROTEIN ANALYSIS OF LITHIC SAMPLES FROM SITES GaSa-29, GdRr-4, GgRm-1, GiRk-10, AND GjRi-4, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Caitlin A. Clark.

Five prehistoric archaeological sites (GaSa-29, GdRr-4, GgRm-1, GiRk-10, and GjRi-4) located throughout the Interior Plateau, Central Canadian Rocky Mountains, and Rocky Mountain Foothills of northern British Columbia, Canada, yielded numerous flaked lithics from various cultural period affiliations. Ten lithic artifacts were submitted by Roy Northern Land and Environmental to PaleoResearch Institute for protein residue analysis. An additional lithic artifact was submitted to PaleoResearch for...


PHYTOLITH AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF GROUNDSTONE AND LITHIC ARTIFACTS FROM SITES LA 123288, LA 123289, LA 123291, AND LA 123292, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad Yost.

Thirteen lithic tools and five groundstone artifacts were submitted for protein residue and phytolith analysis, respectively, from four sites (LA 123288, LA 123289, LA 123291, and LA 123292) on the Rio Grande floodplain near the Sandia Mountains in northern New Mexico. These sites were excavated as part of the proposed I-25 construction. The goal of these analyses is to better understand plant and animal subsistence and utilization at these sites.


PHYTOLITH, MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN RESIDUE, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING AT SITES 32OL551 AND 32OL552, NORTH DAKOTA (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost.

Samples from stone rings at sites 32OL551 and 32OL552 in west-central North Dakota were examined for phytoliths and macrofloral remains to determine that plant resources were utilized by the occupants of these sites. Microscopic charcoal was extracted from the stone ring sediments and submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating, yielding three radiocarbon dates. Lithic tools from the stone rings at 32OL551 also were examined for protein residues to provide information concerning animals that may have...


PHYTOLITH, PROTEIN, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF STONE COMBS FROM THE UPPER SAN PEDRO VILLAGE (AZ EE:12:60), SOUTHERN ARIZONA (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chad Yost. Melissa K. Logan. Linda Scott Cummings.

Three “stone combs” from three different features from the Upper San Pedro Village (AZ EE:12:60) in southern Arizona were submitted for phytolith, protein, and organic residue analysis to determine the materials processed by these tools (Table 1). These analyses were undertaken in an effort to provide information that would indicate their function. Since possible “hafting” areas were visible on at least two of the three tools, protein and organic residue analysis were performed on both the...