Macro sample 49


Smiley (1994) reports a direct date on a maize sample from Three Fir Shelter. He argues that the sample does not appear to be contaminated, and therefore represents one of the earliest examples of maize cultivation from the Black Mesa region of northern Arizona and southern Utah.

Radiocarbon Date

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References Cited

Smiley, Francis E.
    1994    The Agricultural Transition in the Northern Southwest: Patterns in the Current Chronometric Data. Kiva 60(2):165-189.


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