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Basketmaker II stone-boiling technology at Cedar Mesa, Utah: an experimental study
The presence of limestone has been noted by archaeologists among midden scatters associated with Grand Gulch phase (A.D. 200 to 400) Basketmaker II habitation sites (Matson et al. 1988), and it has been suspected that the ...
Archaeological Resource Conservation and the Wilderness System
(United States. Forest Service, 1/1/1975 0)
In this paper, I shall examine the interrelationships of the objectives of our National Wilderness Preservation System on the one hand, and the goals of archeological conservation on the other. Archeological resources are, ...
Recent palynology of the Cedar Mesa area, Utah
A major problem in attempts to reconstruct vegetation and sequences of climatic change from pollen samples derived from archaeological deposits is the effect of human activity in the vicinity of the site on vegetation, and ...
Social Power in the Central Mesa Verde Region, A.D. 1150-1290
(University of Utah Press, 2002)
Social power ( cf. Mann 1986) refers to the ability of individuals or groups to control or direct the actions of other individuals or groups. This can be accomplished by actual or threatened physical coercion, by providing ...
Tale of a Test Pit: The research history of a midden column from the Turkey Pen site, Utah
Presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting. In 1972 R.G. Matson and a small crew excavated a dry, stratified midden at a Pueblo Cliff Dwelling site in Grand Gulch, as part of the Cedar Mesa Project. ...
Comments on the cultural resources of Area 6, San Juan County, Utah
Prepared for meeting organized by Senator Robert Bennett.