Jasper Newman


This is a Middle Woodland Mississippian site located in Moultrie County, Illinois. Havana pottery and several Zea mays cob fragments were recovered at the site by Gardner (Conard et al. 1984:445). The Zea mays cupules were stored in the Illinois State Museum and were provided for radiocarbon dating.

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?
NSRL-300 MacroSample cupule 450 500 546 1356 0 No

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Conard, N., D. L. Asch, N. B. Asch, D. Elmore, H. Gove, M. Rubin, J. A. Brown, M. D. Wiant, K. B. Farnsworth and T. G. Cook
    1984    Accelerator Radiocarbon Dating of Evidence for Prehistoric Horticulture in Illinois. Nature 308(5958):443-446.

Morlan, R. E. and M. Betts
    1999-2005 Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database. http://www.canadianarchaeology.ca/. Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec.