Charcoal Identification (Other Keyword)
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AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF CHARCOAL SAMPLES FROM THE CORCKRAN SITE (18QU1047), QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND (2017)
Five samples of charcoal recovered from the Corckran Site (18QU1047) in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland were submitted for identification and radiocarbon dating.
AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A CHARCOAL SAMPLE FROM A SHELL MIDDEN AT SITE DcRu-63, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (2013)
Charcoal recovered from an intact midden deposit at site DcRu-63 on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. Site DcRu-63 is a large shell midden occupation site. AMS radiocarbon dating was undertaken because the age of the site is currently unknown.
AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF AN ISOLATED HEARTH FROM TERLINGUA CREEK, BREWSTER COUNTY, TEXAS (2009)
Charcoal that was hand picked from a hearth along Terlingua Creek was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating.
AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL AND BONE FROM THE WAHKPA CHU’GN BISON KILL SITE (24HL0101), MONTANA (2011)
Three bison bone samples and two pieces of charcoal were submitted from the Wahkpa Chu’gn bison kill site (24HL0101) in north-central Montana. One bone sample was recovered from a large fire-cracked rock feature found in Area E. Two charcoal samples and two bison bone samples were recovered from Display House #5, the westernmost display area, in Area D. The earliest occupation appears to have been the Besant Complex around 2000-1500 BP. There was a short occupation by the Avonlea Complex,...
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)
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...
ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM KHOR KHARFOT, DHOFAR, OMAN (2016)
During field excavations in February 2016, numerous stratigraphic sediment samples were collected. Three of these were selected for AMS radiocarbon analysis to include dates on both shell and organics in the form of humates (soil organic matter or SOM) or charcoal, if any could be recovered. Sufficient quantities of sediments were collected from each location to allow pollen and/or phytolith analysis, either as part of the first batch of samples examined or for examination at a later date. In...
Appendix E. Botanical Information from Flotation of Feature Fill. in the Humboldt Project, Rye Patch Reservoir - Phase IV Archaeological Data Synthesis Final Report, Edited By Mary K. Rusco and Jonathan O. Davis (1982)
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BOTANIC IDENTIFICATIONS OF MATERIAL FROM THE PAISLEY CAVES (35LK3400), OREGON (2011)
The identifications presented below were made on materials submitted by Dr. Thomas W. Stafford for identification only.
BULK SEDIMENT ANALYSIS AND CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION OF SAMPLES FROM THE SKI LAKE SITE, TETON COUNTY, WYOMING (2019)
The Ski Lake Site is located in the southern Teton Range, Teton County, Wyoming. Nine charcoal samples and twelve bulk sediment samples excavated from two paleoseismic trenches at this site were submitted for analysis. The goal of these analyses was to isolate and identify charcoal for possible radiocarbon dating.
BULK SEDIMENT ANALYSIS, MICROCHARCOAL EXTRACTION, AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM WARM SPRINGS VALLEY FAULT TRENCH, WASHOE COUNTY, NEVADA (2019)
The Warm Springs Valley Fault is a strike-slip fault in the northern Walker Lane, Washoe County, Nevada. In the autumn of 2018, a team from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) opened a trench across the Warm Springs Valley Fault. The objectives of the UNR geologists is to better understand the timing and recurrences of earthquakes related to the fault. Three sediment samples (Samples WSV_C14#11, WSV_C14#10, and WSV_C14#9) were submitted to PaleoResearch Institute by UNR to recover charcoal for...
CERAMIC RESIDUE AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS, CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION, AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM THE RIVER FARM SITE (18AN881), ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND (2017)
The River Farm site (18AN881) exhibits Early Archaic through Late Woodland components, as well as historic use. It is situated on the eastern bank of the Patuxent River in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Several features were observed, two of which were sampled for analysis. Two ceramic sherds exhibiting charred food crust and two closely associated charred botanic fragments were submitted for AMS radiocarbon analysis. Microscopic analysis of the contents of the charred food crust from both...
CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM THE FRONT ENTRANCE/BATEMAN BRIDGE ROAD AT THOMAS JEFFERSON’S POPLAR FOREST, BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA (2016)
The Front Entrance Survey, conducted in 2009 on Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest property in Forest, Bedford County, Virginia, detected an area with high concentrations of prehistoric artifacts. Charred nutshell and charcoal fragments collected from Feature E, exposed in Unit ER5700/1, were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination.
CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITE RI 1898, WASHINGTON COUNTY, RHODE ISLAND (2016)
Site 1898 consists of a series of small stone tool production areas located approximately 50 meters off the shore of Quonochontaug Pond in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island. Six charcoal samples collected at 5 cm intervals from 5 to 35 cmbs were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination. Previous radiocarbon analysis of this site yielded calibrated age range of ~900–1400 BP for the top 25 cmbs and a range of ~4000–7500 BP for the depth of 25–35 cmbs...
CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITES 5MT226 AND 5MT6341, MONTEZUMA COUNTY, COLORADO (2015)
Sites 5MT226 and 5MT6341 are situated in the Kinder Morgan Yellow Jacket Dry Gas Loop Pipeline (YJDG Project) project area located approximately 4.3 miles southwest of the town of Yellow Jacket in Montezuma County, southwest Colorado. Various structures, pithouse, and features excavated at these sites reflect different periods ranging between Archaic/Pre-Pueblo II, Pueblo II and Basketmaker III (Hugh Robinson, personal communication October 23, 2015). One charcoal and two charred botanic samples...
CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM THE CHICOPEE BROOK WETLAND 2 SITE (19-HD-337), HAMPDEN COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS (2014)
The Chicopee Brook Wetland 2 Site (19-HD-337) lies about 200 m west of Chicopee Brook in the town of Monson, south-central Massachusetts. Various artifacts including chipping debris, bifaces, projectile points, one scraper and one utilized flake were recovered at this campsite. Two Neville projectile points indicate a Middle Archaic Period (ca. 8000–5000 BP) occupation (Heather Olson, personal communication October 9, 2014). Three charcoal samples from three different features were submitted for...
CHARCOAL AND BOTANIC IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM THE HALLS SWAMP SITE (19-PL-1067), PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS (2014)
The Halls Swamp Site (19-PL-1067) is situated within the coastal town of Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Various activity and occupation areas with cultural features including hearths, charcoal pits, trash and/or storage pits that contained chipped stone tools, chipping debris, burnt rock fragments, and/or charcoal were identified at this site. Diagnostic projectile points, including Neville-, Stark-, Brewerton-, and Small Stemmed-type, suggest occupation during the Middle and Late...
CHARCOAL AND WOOD IDENTIFICATION, MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS, AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM THE FRIANT DAM, CALIFORNIA (2011)
A total of nineteen bulk soil samples, fourteen detrital charcoal samples, and one wood sample from along the San Joaquin River near Fresno, California, were examined to recover organic fragments suitable for radiocarbon dating. These samples were recovered from Holocene alluvium in soil pits downstream of Friant Dam and from auger holes in slackwater deposits upstream of the dam. Botanic components and detrital charcoal were identified, and potentially radiocarbon-datable material was...
CHARCOAL AND WOOD IDENTIFICATION; MACROFLORAL, POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND DIATOM ANALYSES; AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING FOR SAMPLES FROM B. F. SISK DAM, CALIFORNIA (2009)
Thirteen samples from the B. F. Sisk Dam in Merced County, California, were examined to recover charcoal, wood, or other organic remains suitable for AMS radiocarbon analysis. Botanic components and detrital charcoal were identified, and potentially radiocarbon datable material was separated. In addition, pollen, phytolith, and diatom analyses were conducted on one sample of charcoal in clay matrix (Station 129). Samples were collected from a trench at the downstream toe of the dam near the...
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION FOR A SAMPLE FROM CHIQUIHUITE CAVE, ZACATECAS, MEXICO (2016)
Chiquihuite Cave, located in the high altitude desert (2740 m asl) in the State of Zacatecas, north-central Mexico, is an active cave with deep deposits. A small sediment sample mixed with visible charcoal flakes was submitted for charcoal identification and AMS radiocarbon age determination of the deepest cave deposits at a depth of 3.4 meters.
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM FORT LIGONIER, 36WM71, WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA (2018)
Fort Ligonier (36WM71), an 18th Century fortified supply outpost, is tied to the British military’s Forbes Expedition. The fort is located in the Laurel Highlands section of the Allegheny Plateau on a hilltop in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. A wood sample suspected to be from part of the main gate’s artillery battery defense was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating.
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM LA 54325, EDDY COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2016)
Site LA 54325, a light diffuse scatter, lies approximately 3.28 miles northeast of the Pecos River in Eddy County, New Mexico. Charcoal from a stain (Feature 1) was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon analysis to identify fuel wood and ascertain the period of occupation.
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM SITE 27-GR-236, GRAFTON COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE (2019)
A hearth feature excavated at Site 27-GR-236 is located along the Pemigewassat River near the town of Plymouth in Grafton County, New Hampshire. Artifacts observed in association with the hearth suggest affiliation with Early Woodland cultures (Mark Doperalski, personal communication, August 26, 2019). Charcoal collected from the feature was submitted for AMS radiocarbon age determination to assess whether the hearth is indeed prehistoric and what species were used in the hearth.