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Title: The source provenance of an obsidian Eden point from Sierra County, New Mexico

Abstract

Eden projectile points associated with the Cody complex are underrepresented in the late Paleoindian record of the American Southwest. EDXRF analysis of an obsidian Eden point from a site in Sierra County, New Mexico demonstrates this artifact is from the Cerro del Medio (Valles Rhyolite) source in the Jemez Mountains. Lastly, we contextualize our results by examining variability in obsidian procurement practices beyond the Cody heartland in southcentral New Mexico.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States)
  2. HDR Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  3. Geoarchaeological XRF Lab., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1341856
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-15-28702
Journal ID: ISSN 2055-5563
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
PaleoAmerica
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2055-5563
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; Obsidian; Archaeology; Jemez Mountains

Citation Formats

Dolan, Sean Gregory, Berryman, Judy, and Shackley, M. Steven. The source provenance of an obsidian Eden point from Sierra County, New Mexico. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1080/20555563.2016.1138822.
Dolan, Sean Gregory, Berryman, Judy, & Shackley, M. Steven. The source provenance of an obsidian Eden point from Sierra County, New Mexico. United States. doi:10.1080/20555563.2016.1138822.
Dolan, Sean Gregory, Berryman, Judy, and Shackley, M. Steven. Sat . "The source provenance of an obsidian Eden point from Sierra County, New Mexico". United States. doi:10.1080/20555563.2016.1138822. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1341856.
@article{osti_1341856,
title = {The source provenance of an obsidian Eden point from Sierra County, New Mexico},
author = {Dolan, Sean Gregory and Berryman, Judy and Shackley, M. Steven},
abstractNote = {Eden projectile points associated with the Cody complex are underrepresented in the late Paleoindian record of the American Southwest. EDXRF analysis of an obsidian Eden point from a site in Sierra County, New Mexico demonstrates this artifact is from the Cerro del Medio (Valles Rhyolite) source in the Jemez Mountains. Lastly, we contextualize our results by examining variability in obsidian procurement practices beyond the Cody heartland in southcentral New Mexico.},
doi = {10.1080/20555563.2016.1138822},
journal = {PaleoAmerica},
issn = {2055-5563},
number = 1,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {1}
}

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