Unformatted text preview: Ozette Site, Makah Indians, R. Daugherty, 500 BP Peat Bogs (Irish Bog, Windeby Bodies, Windover) Underwater Sites Anaerobic (cold water,buried – examples: Mary Rose, La Belle) ii. Freezing Conditions (Ice Man from Italian Alps) iii. Arid Conditions – rockshelters, caves, Mesa Verde iv. Unexpected Contexts: Garbage Project, Rathje Landfill Excavations; volume of plastics? Findings: Organic Materials: paper, lumber, food waste (hot dogs), yard refuse; Landfills: Mummify Materials: Rapid Deposition, Stable Environment, Keep Dry – Produces Anaerobic Cond.; facilitate biodegradation?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2/AC taught by Professor Wilkes during the Spring '09 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '09