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POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT 42KA3426, UTAH

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 1990

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Summary

Pollen, phytolith, and macrofloral samples were analyzed from 42KA3426

to contribute to the interpretation of the nature of the site. The

occupation was radiocarbon dated to 520 ± 60 BP, which yields a calibrated

age of AD 1330-1430, with a mean of AD 1380 ± 50. This occupation is post-

Pueblo in age and contained no diagnostic artifacts. Located within the

Southern Paiute homeland and within a few miles of the Navajo Reservation,

the site contained three hearths and/or fire-cracked rock concentrations.

It is possible that these concentrations represent sweat lodges.


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POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT 42KA3426, UTAH. Linda Scott Cummings. PRI Technical Report ,1990-001. 1990 ( tDAR id: 375188) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8959GQ0


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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1330 to 1430


Spatial Coverage

min long: -113.73; min lat: 37.3 ; max long: -109.424; max lat: 41.509 ;

Record Identifiers

Site number(s): 42KA3426

PRL Technical Report(s): 90-001

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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America