Fire and Archaeology

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From the text ... 'Charcoal is largely unaffected by fungi or other woods destroying organisms. Consequently, it will persist in soil for great periods of time and often turns up in archaeological diggings and paleobotanical studies. The...

Person: Koeppen
Year: 1972
Type: Document

[From first paragraph] Dendrochronology may be defined as the study of the chronological sequence of annual growth rings in trees. The concepts and techniques of the science, as presented here, reflect the work and practice of the Laboratory of Tree-...

Person: Berger, Ferguson
Year: 1970
Type: Document

Another large and significant collection of prehistoric maize cobs (Zea Mays L.) with Tripsacoid characteristics that are indicative of introgression from either Tripsacum spp. or its maize derivative, teosinte (Zea mexicana Reeves and Mangelsdorf),...

Person: Galinat, Ruppe
Year: 1961
Type: Document

From the text...'The unrestricted burning of vegetation appears to be a universal culture trait among historic primitive peoples and therefore was probably employed by our remote ancestors. Archeology indicates that extensive areas of the Old and...

Person: Thomas, Stewart
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Galinat, Mangelsdorf, Pierson
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Mangelsdorf, Lister
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Mangelsdorf, MacNeish, Galinat
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Mangelsdorf, Smith
Year: 1949
Type: Document

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Person: Hough
Year: 1926
Type: Document

This guide was developed to help identify Culturally Peeled Trees. Culturally Peeled Trees are a specific type of Culturally Modified Tree. The term is used to describe the mostly pre-reservation practice by aboriginal or native people of 'peeling...

Person: Reiser, Huckaby
Year:
Type: Document