Drumheller

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Interim name for a site near the city of Drumheller, Alberta where a large sherd of an Old Woman's phase pot was recovered. John Ives (2007) had Sonia Zarrillo sample the residues on the surface of the pot, both for AMS dating and for starch residues.
[Coordinates approximate].

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?
Beta-219108 MicroSample 830 40 740 899 676 No

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References Cited

Ives, J. W.
    2007    Insights into the Apachean Transition from the Subarctic Using Ceramic and Food Term Etymologies. Paper presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX.

Zarrillo, S.
    2008    The Amaizing Trace II: More on Precontact Maize in Alberta and the Canadian Plains. Lecture presented at the Archaeological Society of Alberta, Lethbridge, Alberta, February 5.