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UUAP 029: Two Fremont Sites and their Position in Southwestern Prehistory

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Copyright: 1957
Trim: 7.5 x 10
Pages: 200

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978-1-60781-059-9
$22.00

UUAP 029: Two Fremont Sites and their Position in Southwestern Prehistory

University of Utah Anthropological Paper 29

Dee C. Taylor

University of Utah Anthropological Papers

Jesse D. Jennings

Anthropology / Archaeology

This volume covers the 1955 excavations of the Old Woman and Poplar Knob sites located in Sevier County, Utah, in Part I. It summarizes the Fremont, Puebloid, and western Pueblo cultures found in the “Northern Periphery” area of the Southwest in Part II.

The Anthropological Papers series is published on-demand on the Espresso Book Machine at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah. No returns will be accepted.


Table of Contents:

Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations

PART ONE: Excavations at Old Woman and Poplar Knob

I. Introduction
Plan of presentation
Background data and selection of sites

II. The Old Woman Site
Location and environment
Mapping and excavations
Archeological features
Sequence of events at the Old Woman site
Architecture
Figurines
Basketry
Pottery
Stone artifacts
Artifacts of bone and antler
Sites in immediate area of Old Woman

III. Poplar Knob
Location and description
Mapping and excavations
Architecture
Pottery
Stone artifacts
Bone and shell artifacts
Sites in immediate area of Poplar Knob

IV. Similarities, Differences, and Cultural Reconstruction
Environment
Architecture
Dating
Cultural reconstruction

V. Cultural Relations of Old Woman and Poplar Knob

PART TWO: The Fremont Culture and Its Relations

VI. The Cultural Groups and Their Geographical Setting
Fremont
The Great Basin
Puebloid Culture
Cultures in Southwestern Utah

VIII. Origins
The Desert Culture
Regional specializations
Early Fremont culture
Anasazi antecedents
Sketch of Fremont development
Big-game hunters
Summary

IX. The Fremont Culture: A Summary
Fremont sites in 10 areas
Description of the Fremont culture
Fremont and Anasazi traits
Unique Fremont traits
Plains contacts
Southwestern trade routes
Puebloid cultures and artifacts
Cultural relationships
Terminological difficulties

X. The End of an Era

Appendix I. Figurines, by Noel Morss
Appendix II. Faunal Remains, by William H. Burt

Bibliography

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