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Vanishing River: Attached Report: Petrographic and Qualitative Analyses of Sands and Sherds from the Lower Verde River Area

Part of the Lower Verde Archaeological project

Author(s): James M. Heidke ; Diana C. Kamilli ; Elizabeth Miksa

Year: 1997

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Summary

The goal of the present study is to identify the provenance of ceramics recovered from the Lower Verde Archaeological Project (LVAP) sites on the basis of the temper found within them (Ciolek-Torrello et al. 1992:III-75 to III-85). The focus of this attached report is on sand temper used in pottery vessels. Ceramic wares and/or types produced within the study area are distinguished from those imported from other areas. A reconnaissance sample of wash sands from the lower Verde River area was collected and analyzed to provide the information on geological sources necessary to reach this goal.


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Vanishing River: Attached Report: Petrographic and Qualitative Analyses of Sands and Sherds from the Lower Verde River Area. James M. Heidke, Diana C. Kamilli, Elizabeth Miksa. In Vanishing River: Landscapes and Lives of the Lower Verde Valley: The Lower Verde Archaeological Project. Pp. 1-57. Tucson, AZ: Statistical Research, Inc. Press (Tucson, AZ). 1997 ( tDAR id: 372154) ; doi:10.6067/XCV83B5X6H


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min long: -111.845; min lat: 33.804 ; max long: -111.591; max lat: 34.082 ;

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