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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING AND PHYTOLITH AND STARCH GRAIN ANALYSIS OF ORGANIC RESIDUE FROM A BESANT PHASE POTSHERD, MAINARD RANCH, 24LT505, MONTANA

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings ; Chad Yost

Year: 2011

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Summary

A Besant phase potsherd with visible residue from site 24LT505 was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating and phytolith and starch grain analysis. Radiocarbon dating the charred residue provides information on when the vessel represented by this sherd was primarily in use. Phytolith and starch grain analysis provides information on some of the foods prepared or stored within the vessel.


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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING AND PHYTOLITH AND STARCH GRAIN ANALYSIS OF ORGANIC RESIDUE FROM A BESANT PHASE POTSHERD, MAINARD RANCH, 24LT505, MONTANA. Linda Scott Cummings, Chad Yost. PRI Technical Report ,2011-102. 2011 ( tDAR id: 380246) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8R78DSC


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min long: -111.025; min lat: 47.19 ; max long: -109.006; max lat: 48.998 ;

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Contact(s): PaleoResearch Institute


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