The Bone Tool Assemblage from Housepit 54 at Bridge River

Author(s): Sarah Nowell; Ashley Hampton

Year: 2017


Excavations of Housepit 54 in the Bridge River village recovered an immense amount of cultural material that has contributed to a better understanding of the lifeways of its past inhabitants. The faunal assemblage contains a number of items tentatively identified as bone tools. This poster outlines the results of research aimed at understanding the effects of taphonomic and cultural processes associated with the formation of bone tool assemblages. Implications are drawn regarding activity variation across and between floors.

Cite this Record

The Bone Tool Assemblage from Housepit 54 at Bridge River. Sarah Nowell, Ashley Hampton. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 430131)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -142.471; min lat: 42.033 ; max long: -47.725; max lat: 74.402 ;

Record Identifiers

Abstract Id(s): 16065