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From 1978 until 1985 the University of Colorado contracted with the Bureau of Reclamation (Contract No. 8-07-40-S0562) to mitigate the adverse impact of a large water impoundment project on the cultural resources in the project area. This complex and evolving long-term mitigation plan known as the Dolores Archaeological Program (DAP) has been called a “truly unique chapter in American archaeology” (Breternitz 1993:118) and was applauded by Lipe (1998:2) for its ability to “increase the power and...
Use-Wear Generated By Processing Bison Hides (1992)
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Worked Bone and Shell (1985)
Remains from the faunal dataset that owe some aspect of their form to human modification were submitted to the Reductive Technology Group (RTG) for further analysis; these items however, did not include items modified during butchering or broken during marrow extraction (Phagan and Hurby 1984:110). The physical qualities of shell and especially bone, make these items unsuitable for most tasks in cutting, chopping, scraping, and piercing; their place in the prehistoric toolkit is for the most...