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UUAP 115: The Archaeology of James Creek Shelter

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Copyright: 1990
Trim: 7.5 x 10
Pages: 338

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978-0-87480-339-6
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UUAP 115: The Archaeology of James Creek Shelter

University of Utah Anthropological Paper 115

Robert G. Elston

University of Utah Anthropological Papers

Jesse D. Jennings, series editor

Anthropology / Archaeology

This paper reports the geological, biological, and archaeological data from the 1984 excavation of James Creek Shelter in Eureka County, Nevada. Documented occupation of the shelter lasted from about 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1800.

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:

Illustrations
Tables
Acknowledgments

1. Landscape and Setting | Robert G. Elston
2. Research Perspectives | Robert G. Elston and Elizabeth E. Budy
3. Methods | Elizabeth E. Budy
4. Geology of the James Creek Region | Keith L. Katzer
5. Chronology of Cultural Occupation | Elizabeth E. Budy and Keith L. Katzer
6. Cultural Features: Occupation Surfaces and Hearths | Elizabeth E. Budy
7. Projectile Point Chronology | Michael P. Drews
8. The James Creek Shelter Mammals | Donald K. Grayson
9. Plant Macrofossils from James Creek Shelter | Robert S. Thompson
10. The Analysis of Cultural Pollen Samples, James Creek Shelter | Robert S. Thompson
11. Bone Artifacts and Human Remains | Dave N. Schmitt
12. Wooden Artifacts | Kenneth E. Juell
13. James Creek Shelter Textiles | Catherine S. Fowler
14. A Cost-Benefit Model of Lithic Assemblage Variability | Robert G. Elston
15. Lithic Raw Materials: Sources and Utility | Robert G. Elston
16. Assessing Stratigraphic Associations and Assemblage Patterns by Means of Debitage Analysis | Charles D. Zeier and Robert G. Elston
17. Flaked Stone Technology | Donald L. Zerga and Robert G. Elston
18. Use-Wear Analysis | Francine M. Havercroft and Robert G. Elston
19. Ground Stone Utilization | Kenneth E. Juell
20. Conclusions | Robert G. Elston and Keith L. Katzer

References
Appendix A. The Miocene James Creek Local Fauna, Humboldt Formation, Eureka Country, Nevada | James R. Firby
Appendix B. Description of a Ceramic Sherd from James Creek Shelter | David B. Madsen
Appendix C. Obsidian Sources at James Creek Shelter, and Trace Element Geochemistry of Some Northeastern Nevada Volcanic Glasses | Richard E. Hughes
Appendix D. Soil Profile Descriptions for James Creek Shelter | Keith L. Katzer
Appendix E. Description of a Shell Bead from James Creek Shelter | Kenneth E. Juell
Appendix F. Analysis of a Coprolite from James Creek Shelter | Richard G. Holloway
Appendix G. Degitage-Related Statistical Test | Charles D. Zeier

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