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Archaeological Anthropology

1985

41BX228

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The Panther Springs Creek Site: Cultural Change And Continuity Within The Upper Salado Creek Watershed, South-Central Texas, Stephen L. Black, Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1985

The Panther Springs Creek Site: Cultural Change And Continuity Within The Upper Salado Creek Watershed, South-Central Texas, Stephen L. Black, Joachim Mcgraw

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The excavations and subsequent analysis of the Panther Creek Springs site, 41BX228, a multicomponent prehistoric open occupation site in south-central Texas, are documented in this report. The investigations at 41BX228 partially mitigate the loss of cultural information caused by looters and potentially by a proposed Soil Conservation Service flood control project. The field investigations carried out in 1979 included mapping, testing, backhoe trenching, and the excavation of several block areas. Large quantities of comparatively well-preserved cultural materials were recovered and analyzed including: lithic, ceramic, and bone artifacts as well as faunal and botanical remains. Major aspects of the analysis and ...