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A Pilot Study of High Precision Radiocarbon Dating at the Red Wing Locality

Clark A. Dobbs
Senior Research Archaeologist
Institute for Minnesota Archaeology
3300 University Avenue SE, Suite 202
Minneapolis, MN. 55405

A paper presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology St. Louis, Missouri

April 14 -18,1993

This research was supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF Project Number DBS-9011744).


Contents

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Abstract
Preface and Acknoledgements
List of Tables
Introduction
        The Red Wing Locality
        The Bryan Site
High Precision Radiocarbon Dating at the Red Wing Locality
        Research objectives
        Wood identification
        Sample processing
        Calibration
        Samples and sample contexts
        Feature 95
        Features 109 and 202
        Feature 109
        Feature 202
        Contemporaneity of Features 109 and 202
        Feature 411
        Feature 450
        Feature 505
Results and Interpretation
        Results
        Evaluation of 'overlapping dates' method
        Interpretation
        Evaluation of wood and maize dates
Evaluation and Conclusions
Bibliography
Figures
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