The Pine Lawn-Reserve Area Archaeological Project: Results and Prospects
Between 1939 and 1955, Paul Sidney Martin and John Rinaldo of the Field Museum excavated or tested more than 30 archaeological sites in the Pine Lawn/Reserve region of New Mexico. Researchers from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the United States Forest Service, and elsewhere have since 2010 been working to re-locate and record those sites, many of which were never properly registered with state and federal authorities. This paper shares results of that research as well as exploratory Ground-Penetrating Radar studies at Three Pines Pueblo, AMS radiocarbon analysis of sandals from Tularosa Cave, and X-ray florescence analysis of obsidian from Tularosa Cave. Finally, we outline plans for future research, including a large collaborative project that utilizes collections at the Field Museum, takes advantage of non-invasive analytical techniques, includes collaborative ethnohistorical analysis, and engages new fieldwork opportunities.
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The Pine Lawn-Reserve Area Archaeological Project: Results and Prospects. Stephen Nash, Michele Koons. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 398085)
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