Ongoing Geoarchaeological Investigations in Eagle Nest Canyon
This presentation summarizes the 2014 geoarchaeological investigations conducted at Kelley Cave (41VV164), Skiles Shelter (41VV165), and Eagle Cave (41VV167) and highlights elements of the ongoing analyses. Research begun in 2013 at Kelley Cave and Skiles Shelter was expanded and new work was begun in Eagle Cave. The geoarchaeological investigations have encountered new problems, opportunities, and several surprises. The data obtained from each site includes micromorphological samples, high-resolution cube samples, and bulk matrix samples. This presentation discusses the preliminary results of these investigations, their interpretations, and how they correlate to the cultural deposits from the excavations.
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- Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2015) •
- Low Impact, High Resolution: Ongoing Investigations in Eagle Nest Canyon
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Ongoing Geoarchaeological Investigations in Eagle Nest Canyon. Ken Lawrence, Charles Frederick, Jacob Sullivan, Christina Nielsen. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396753)
North America - Southwest
min long: -115.532; min lat: 30.676 ; max long: -102.349; max lat: 42.033 ;