Vinette

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This site consists of a series of small seasonal, open air camps on the north bank of Oneida River just west of Oneida Lake. The site was excavated in the 1930s and 40s. Ceramics from excavations carried out in 1949, and presently in the collections of the New York State Museum, were analyzed by Thompson et al. (2004:28), revealing the presence of maize phytoliths in residues adhering to the interior surface of the sherds.

ID Other ID Type Subtype Uncal BP (years) ± 1 σ (years) Median cal BP (years) Lower cal BP (years) Upper cal BP (years) δ13C Contaminated?
A-0452 MicroSample phytolith 1940 35 1890 1986 1821 No
A-0455 MicroSample phytolith 1990 40 1941 2043 1830 No

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References Cited

Thompson, R. G., J. P. Hart, H. J. Brumbach and R. Lusteck
    2004    Phytolith Evidence for Twentieth-Century B.P. Maize in Northern Iroquoia. Northeast Anthropology 68:25-40.