Middle Archaic Expansion into High Elevation Habitats: A View from the Southwestern Great Basin
Several researchers have hypothesized that high elevation habitats were not intensively used until after 4000 cal BP when lowland settlements became more stable and logistical hunting organization emerged. This paper evaluates this hypothesis by comparing the relative frequency of Pinto versus Elko/Humboldt series projectile points across a variety of lowland and upland settings in the White Mountains/Owens Valley area.
SAA 2015 abstracts made available in tDAR courtesy of the Society for American Archaeology and Center for Digital Antiquity Collaborative Program to improve digital data in archaeology. If you are the author of this presentation you may upload your paper, poster, presentation, or associated data (up to 3 files/30MB) for free. Please visit http://www.tdar.org/SAA2015 for instructions and more information.
Cite this Record
Middle Archaic Expansion into High Elevation Habitats: A View from the Southwestern Great Basin. William Hildebrandt, Kelly McGuire. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 395981)
This Resource is Part of the Following Collections
min long: -122.168; min lat: 42.131 ; max long: -113.028; max lat: 49.383 ;