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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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Prehistoric lithic materials on Cedar Mesa, Southeastern Utah: source identification and aspects of regional distribution.
During the course of the archeological survey project conducted between 1972 and 1973 on Cedar Mesa, southeastern Utah, the problem of the sources of prehistoric Anasazi stone tool material and the implications of material ...