Edwin Harness Mound


Carbonized maize kernels from this Middle Woodland period site were directly dated using AMS dating in the mid-1980s by Richard Ford, who reported two dates at a 1987 conference, but they remained unpublished. They were later published by Bruce Smith (1992:291).

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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?
Not Avail. B MacroSample kernel 1720 105 1637 1875 1404 No
Not Avail. A MacroSample kernel 1730 85 1647 1863 1417 No

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References Cited

Crawford, G. W., D. G. Smith and V. E. Bowyer
    1997    Dating the Entry of Corn (Zea mays) into the Lower Great Lakes Region. American Antiquity 62(1):112-119.

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

Smith, B. D.
    1992    Rivers of Change. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.