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An Intrasite Analysis of Faunal Remains at the Bell Site (47-Wn-9)

Author(s): Kevin Akemann

Year: 2016

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Summary

GIS is being used increasingly in archaeology today, but can also enhance the understanding-through intrasite analysis-of sites excavated before GIS became popular. The Bell site (47-Wn-9), in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, is one such site. The faunal remains collected there represent two short, distinct occupation periods and distinct cultural traditions. An analysis of the quantity, artifact associations, and provenience of faunal remains recovered can add to the established understanding of the site's utilization, and point the way to areas where further analysis can be conducted.


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An Intrasite Analysis of Faunal Remains at the Bell Site (47-Wn-9). Kevin Akemann. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 403558)


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min long: -104.634; min lat: 36.739 ; max long: -80.64; max lat: 49.153 ;

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