Gastropod (Other Keyword)
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Modoc Rock Shelter Site, IL (11R5) 1956 Excavation Project
The 1956 field season placed a deep excavation in the West Shelter area, and provided material from zones deeper than in previous years. An area approximately 20 x 30 feet was excavated in a contiguous block to circa 16 feet below the existing ground surface (the area had been subjected to removal of road fill). 117 5 x 5 foot units were excavated in 1-foot increments (levels). Dr. Melvin L. Fowler (Illinois State Museum) directed the excavations. The work was sponsored by the Illinois State...
Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1956 West Shelter Gastropod dataset (1956)
Gastropod remains from the 1956 field season deep excavation in the West Shelter area. Gastropods were recovered via either hand picking or screening through 1/4" (6.4mm) mesh. In 1991, a sample of 1956 strata was chosen by Steven R. Ahler to represent a contiguous cross-section of the 1956 excavations. The gastropod samples from the 1956 excavation were identified and analyzed by James L. Theler (University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse). In 2015, Mona Colburn (Illinois State Museum) entered data...