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EXPERIMENTAL CORN STORAGE PIT, IOWA

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 2005

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Summary

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.


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EXPERIMENTAL CORN STORAGE PIT, IOWA. Linda Scott Cummings. 2005 ( tDAR id: 379315) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84F1Q5X


Keywords

Material
Pollen

Investigation Types
Data Recovery / Excavation


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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