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Settlement Patterns in Southeastern Sacramento County

Author(s): Josh Allen

Year: 2015

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Summary

Twenty years of cultural resource management efforts have culminated in over four thousand acres of inventoried land in southeastern Sacramento County. With nearly one hundred recorded lithic scatters, middens, bedrock mortars, rock art, and rock shelter sites this data offers the chance to better understand prehistoric settlement patterns along the Cosumnes River and Deer Creek drainages. The data, normally contained in fragmented surveys and limited testing, is an initial look at the potential offered by these studies with future hopes to expand research opportunities and knowledge in the area.

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Settlement Patterns in Southeastern Sacramento County. Josh Allen. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 397474)


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min long: -125.464; min lat: 32.101 ; max long: -114.214; max lat: 42.033 ;

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America