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The Resource Early Archaic life at the Sleeper Archaeological Site, 41BC65 of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco County, Texas : (submitted 1987), by LeRoy Johnson, Jr. ; principal investigator, Frank A. Weir ; editor, Jerry Henderson

Early Archaic life at the Sleeper Archaeological Site, 41BC65 of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco County, Texas : (submitted 1987), by LeRoy Johnson, Jr. ; principal investigator, Frank A. Weir ; editor, Jerry Henderson

Label
Early Archaic life at the Sleeper Archaeological Site, 41BC65 of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco County, Texas : (submitted 1987)
Title
Early Archaic life at the Sleeper Archaeological Site, 41BC65 of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco County, Texas
Title remainder
(submitted 1987)
Statement of responsibility
by LeRoy Johnson, Jr. ; principal investigator, Frank A. Weir ; editor, Jerry Henderson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/64
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E78.T4
LC item number
J64 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Publications in archaeology
Series volume
rept. no. 39
Label
Early Archaic life at the Sleeper Archaeological Site, 41BC65 of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco County, Texas : (submitted 1987), by LeRoy Johnson, Jr. ; principal investigator, Frank A. Weir ; editor, Jerry Henderson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "August 1991."
  • Pages 7-8, 47-48, and 141-142 on three folded leaves
  • Errata slip pasted on front free endpaper
  • "Texas Antiquities Permit no. 126."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-177, 188)
Contents
Introducing the Sleeper Site and its study. Aims -- The site and the work done there -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary of troublesome terms -- The setting. Introduction -- Geological history -- Climate and life forms, present and prehistoric -- Archaeology in the surrounding area. Defining a zone of interest -- The evolution of Texas archaeology -- The time frame -- Reviewing the site clusters -- Summary -- A natural history of the site. The sediments and their chemistry -- Macroscopic plant and molluscan remains -- In the terrace -- Concluding thoughts -- Correlating the excavation zones. Man-made site features. Features : a definition -- The rock stratum -- Baking heaps -- Cooking hearths -- Mano caches -- Piles of mussel shells -- Conclusions -- Bones, clock springs, and other things -- Metates. Description and distribution -- Manufacture and use -- Manos. Description and distribution -- Manufacture and use -- The chipped-flint debris : clues to behavior. Introduction -- Debris categories -- The knapping sequence -- The abundance and distribution of flint debris -- Comparing size data for the debitage -- Conclusions : interpreting the flint debitage -- Chipped-stone preforms and tools. Introduction -- Failed preforms -- Dart-point preforms -- Dart points -- Knives -- Scrapers -- Miscellaneous tools -- Small tool fragments -- Simple flake tools -- Provinence -- Conclusions -- Artifacts in situ as evidence for workplaces. Summary, conclusions, and comparisons : the nature of early archaic life. Introduction -- What went on at the Sleeper Site -- Early archaic cultures of the Edwards Plateau and Lower Pecos area -- Special activities and their significance -- The San Geronimo cultural pattern, revised
Control code
26335257
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiv, 190 pages
Lccn
93620470
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Compliments of Texas Dept. of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division. Paperbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
Label
Early Archaic life at the Sleeper Archaeological Site, 41BC65 of the Texas Hill Country, Blanco County, Texas : (submitted 1987), by LeRoy Johnson, Jr. ; principal investigator, Frank A. Weir ; editor, Jerry Henderson
Publication
Note
  • "August 1991."
  • Pages 7-8, 47-48, and 141-142 on three folded leaves
  • Errata slip pasted on front free endpaper
  • "Texas Antiquities Permit no. 126."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-177, 188)
Contents
Introducing the Sleeper Site and its study. Aims -- The site and the work done there -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary of troublesome terms -- The setting. Introduction -- Geological history -- Climate and life forms, present and prehistoric -- Archaeology in the surrounding area. Defining a zone of interest -- The evolution of Texas archaeology -- The time frame -- Reviewing the site clusters -- Summary -- A natural history of the site. The sediments and their chemistry -- Macroscopic plant and molluscan remains -- In the terrace -- Concluding thoughts -- Correlating the excavation zones. Man-made site features. Features : a definition -- The rock stratum -- Baking heaps -- Cooking hearths -- Mano caches -- Piles of mussel shells -- Conclusions -- Bones, clock springs, and other things -- Metates. Description and distribution -- Manufacture and use -- Manos. Description and distribution -- Manufacture and use -- The chipped-flint debris : clues to behavior. Introduction -- Debris categories -- The knapping sequence -- The abundance and distribution of flint debris -- Comparing size data for the debitage -- Conclusions : interpreting the flint debitage -- Chipped-stone preforms and tools. Introduction -- Failed preforms -- Dart-point preforms -- Dart points -- Knives -- Scrapers -- Miscellaneous tools -- Small tool fragments -- Simple flake tools -- Provinence -- Conclusions -- Artifacts in situ as evidence for workplaces. Summary, conclusions, and comparisons : the nature of early archaic life. Introduction -- What went on at the Sleeper Site -- Early archaic cultures of the Edwards Plateau and Lower Pecos area -- Special activities and their significance -- The San Geronimo cultural pattern, revised
Control code
26335257
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiv, 190 pages
Lccn
93620470
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Compliments of Texas Dept. of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division. Paperbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)

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