10.21.09

10.21.09 - Wednesday 1 Other ways to test for things below...

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 1) Other ways to test for things below the ground a) Chemical testing: phosphorous, nitrogen, DNA testing b) Metal detector (in the wrong hands, this can be the enemy of archaeologists i) Artifacts removed are bone needle, copper needles, copper point, copper staples, etc. 2) Example of Stratified Random Sampling In Action a) Julian Steward: ethnography of people in Great Basin (functions of artifacts to reconstruct the past) b) Great Basin is a harsh environment, dispersed resources (people were very mobile) c) Largest socio-political unit was the nuclear family d) Subsistence based in three environmental areas i) Lower sagebrush ii) Pinon-juniper zone iii) Upper sagebrush grass zone iv) Winter villages at contact between pinion-juniper zone and lower sage brush v) People dispersed over landscape in individual families over two other two seasons vi) 1960s: this pattern was suggested to be a product of Euroamerican contact e) UCD in the 1970’s i) David Hurst Thomas, Reese River Valley
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