Characterizing Cut Marks: A Comparison of Cooper and Badger Hole Butchery Patterns
By describing tool cut marks on bones, Eileen Johnson elevated such incisions to the status of artifact. The size, shape, and morphology provided more than just details of cutting but also came with controversy as to whether these marks alone indicated a human presence. Building on the procedures employed by Johnson on the Southern Plains Cooper site bison bones, the Badger Hole kill assemblage is analyzed to provide a comparison of Folsom bison butchery at sites separated by only 0.7 km spatially and less than 250 years temporally.
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- Society for American Archaeology 81st Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL (2016) •
- Crossing Frontiers of Disciplines and Countries. A Symposium Honoring Eileen Johnson
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Characterizing Cut Marks: A Comparison of Cooper and Badger Hole Butchery Patterns. Leland Bement, Kirsten Carlson. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 403302)
min long: -113.95; min lat: 30.751 ; max long: -97.163; max lat: 48.865 ;