Fortin 2


Fortin 2 is a stratified series of small camp sites located in the upper Susquehanna River Valley (mapping coordinates approximate) and excavated in the early 1970s. Thompson et al. (2004:28) analyzed a sample of ceramic sherds that contained well-preserved charred residues and from these extracted and identified maize rondel phytoliths.

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-0406 MicroSample phytolith 1525 35 1409 1519 1344 No
A-0410 MicroSample phytolith 1995 35 1945 2040 1870 No

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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.