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POLLEN ANALYSIS AT AZ:AA:12:869

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 2001

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Summary

Site AZ AA:12:869(ASM) includes a prehistoric canal. This Colonial Hohokam site yielded

a radiocarbon age of AD 880 to 970 (one-sigma calibration) near the top of the canal and an age

of AD 780 to 900 and AD 790 to 900 (one-sigma calibration) near the bottom of the canal. This

canal came off the Rillto River. Pollen samples were examined from the modern surface in a fallow

cotton field, and from the prehistoric canal beneath a large sherd and under a mano fragment.

Pollen analysis was conducted to examine this canal for possible evidence of agriculture associated

with the Colonial Hohokam occupation.

Three pollen samples collected from a prehistoric canal at AZ AA: 12:869(ASM) were

examined for pollen to identify evidence of agriculture and to describe local vegetation.


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POLLEN ANALYSIS AT AZ:AA:12:869. Linda Scott Cummings. 2001 ( tDAR id: 378649) ; doi:10.6067/XCV82B8XF3


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