Grand Banks (AfGx-3)


Located in the Lower Grand River valley in southwestern Ontario, this site dates primarily to the Princess Point Complex (Middle to Late Woodland) around 1500 to 1000 years ago, but has occupation spanning the Late Archaic to Historic periods. Crawford et al. (1997) report five AMS dates from this site, which was excavated from 1993 to 1995.

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?
TO-5308 MacroSample cupule 1500 150 1421 1735 1076 No
TO-5307 MacroSample cupule 1570 90 1468 1691 1303 No
TO-5875 MacroSample cupule 970 50 864 968 765 No
TO-4584 MacroSample kernel 1060 60 978 1168 798 No
TO-4585 MacroSample cupule 1250 80 1173 1301 982 No

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References Cited

Crawford, G. W. and D. G. Smith
    1996    Migration in Prehistory: Princess Point and the Northern Iroquoian Case. American Antiquity 61(4):782-790.

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.