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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.
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,...
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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The identifications presented below were made on materials submitted by Dr. Thomas W. Stafford for identification only.
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 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 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 LA 183591, EDDY COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2016)
Site LA 183591, an artifact scatter with a burned caliche concentration, lies along the east facing slope of Nimenim Ridge in Eddy County, New Mexico. Fill from the burned caliche feature with charcoal staining was submitted for macrofloral analysis to recover and identify charred floral remains suitable for AMS radiocarbon analysis.
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF CHARRED REMAINS FROM CAMP FULLER, SITE RI-1449, WASHINGTON COUNTY, RHODE ISLAND (2015)
The Camp Fuller site (RI-1449) is located on a small peninsula on the western shores of Point Judith Pond in Washington County, Rhode Island. Feature 1 lacked diagnostic artifacts. Sites in the vicinity of RI-1449 and in the broader Salt Ponds Region suggest occupation during the Late Archaic and through the Late Woodland Periods (Jennifer Ort, personal communication September 17, 2015) (Sportman 2014:3). Charred botanical remains were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon age...
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SITE 37 AT THOMAS JEFFERSON’S POPLAR FOREST, BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA (2015)
Site 37 lies on the property of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest in the city of Forest, Bedford County, Virginia. Prior to construction of a new entrance road a site was detected on the western bank of Machine Branch, a small drainage that runs between the Upper and Middle Fields (Jack Gary, personal communication July 29, 2015). Three charcoal samples from two test pits were submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination.
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF SAMPLES FROM SPOON LAKE 3 (YAK-076) AND KNIGHT ISLAND NORTH POINT (YAK-205), YAKUTAT COUNTY, ALASKA (2016)
Sites YAK-076 (Spoon Lake 3) and YAK-205 (Knight Island North Point) lie in Yakutat Bay, southeastern Alaska. Both sites consist of house pits with hearths and associated storage caches. Recovered artifacts indicate fishing, hunting, meat and hide processing. The Spoon Lake 3 site probably was occupied as soon as AD 1275, while the settlement at the Knight Island North Point site followed shortly after glacier retreat (AD 1500) from the island (Aron Crowell, personal communication November 21,...
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A SAMPLE FROM FIRST LIGHT 2 SITE, BRISTOL COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS (2014)
The First Light 2 Site is one of four sites examined as part of the First Light Casino project, situated within the Cotley River drainage in Taunton, Bristol County, southeastern Massachusetts. None of these sites contained any diagnostic material to define the period of occupation. Fragments of fire-cracked rock, calcined bone, and charcoal were recovered from Feature 1. A charcoal sample collected from this feature was submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age...
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A SAMPLE FROM OUTSIDE OF THE NORTHWEST CURTILAGE AT THOMAS JEFFERSON’S POPLAR FOREST, BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA (2015)
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest is located in Forest, near the city of Lynchburg in Bedford County, Virginia. The current archaeological investigation of an area adjacent to the northwester quadrant of the curtilage (a 61-acre fenced space Jefferson built around his retreat house) was conducted prior to the construction of a new entrance road into the grounds. A single charcoal sample, collected from Layer C in the shovel test pit (ER7323) outside the curtilage, was submitted for identification...
CHARCOAL IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF A SAMPLE FROM SITE LSP-1, WARNER VALLEY, LAKE COUNTY, OREGON (2014)
Site LSP-1 is a rockshelter situated in the northern Warner Valley of Oregon. A charcoal sample collected at the interface of Strata 9 and 10 was submitted for identification and subsequent AMS radiocarbon age determination. The charcoal is expected to date to the early Holocene, reflecting a late Paleoindian occupation.