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DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Four storage pits were dug into a reconstructed prairie in Iowa. The pit was dug Sept. 9, 1995, filled with maize on Oct. 8,1995, and opened for examination on May 4, 1996. Ten of the samples collected either from the pit lining, fill, or as control samples outside pit 1 were examined for pollen and phytoliths in an effort to identify signatures associated with maize storage pits.

A Ground Stone Implement Quarry on the Lower Colorado River, Northwestern Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Bruce B. Huckell.

Results of an archaeological and ethnological study of a very large ground stone tool quarry on the lower Colorado River near Bullhead City, Arizona, are presented. The general size and content of the quarry area as understood from survey is described, and the nature of the andesite being selected for tool manufacture is presented. The results of archaeological investigation of 10 discrete production loci is reported, and the kinds of artifacts from them are described. These include broken or...

Trampling the Archaeological Record: An Experimental Study (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Axel E. Nielsen.

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