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ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM SITE 48SW16684, SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings ; Melissa K. Logan

Year: 2013

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Summary

Fill from a hearth at site 48SW16684 in southwestern Wyoming was submitted for organic residue analysis. The sample was tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR). FTIR analysis provides information concerning the compounds that were extracted from the fill sample. Information concerning foods that might have been processed in association with the thermal feature at this site is derived from matches with our reference library of raw and processed plants and animals.


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ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF HEARTH FILL FROM SITE 48SW16684, SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING. Linda Scott Cummings, Melissa K. Logan. PRI Technical Report ,2013-019. 2013 ( tDAR id: 391583) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QR4XZ7


Keywords

Investigation Types
Data Recovery / Excavation

General
FTIR

Geographic Keywords
Sweetwater County, Wyoming


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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