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10,000 Years of Transient Occupation in the Jornada Del Muerto: Excavations at Eight Sites at the Spaceport America Facility, Sierra County, New Mexico, v. 1: Background, Site Descriptions, Laboratory Analysis [part 1]

Note number: 453vol1
Author: Moore, James L., and Nancy J. Akins
Title: 10,000 Years of Transient Occupation in the Jornada Del Muerto: Excavations at Eight Sites at the Spaceport America Facility, Sierra County, New Mexico, v. 1: Background, Site Descriptions, Laboratory Analysis [part 1]
County: Sierra
Date of report: 2014
Date of project: 2011
Type of project: Excavation
County: Sierra
LA number(s): 111422, 111429, 111435, 155963, 155964, 155968, 155969, 156877
Project number: 41.917
Project name: Spaceport
Subject: [v. 1: Background, Site Descriptions, Laboratory Analysis (analysis, part 1: Chipped Stone; Ground Stone & Ornaments)] Excavations at Eight Sites at the Spaceport America Facility, Sierra County, New Mexico. Study demonstrates a long series of Prehistoric- through Historic-period occupations at these sites, beginning at least as early as the Folsom period (LA 111429, LA 155963, and LA 155968), and including the Archaic period (LA 111435, LA 155963, and possibly LA 156877), the Late Archaic/Mesilla-phase transition (LA 111429 and LA 155963), the Mesilla phase (LA 111422, LA 111429, LA 111435, LA 155963, LA 155968, and possibly LA 155969), the Doña Ana/ El Paso phase transition (LA 155963), and the Protohistoric to early Historic periods (LA 111429, LA 155963, LA 155964, and LA 155968). (2-volume series; 10,000 Years of Transient Occupation in the Jornada Del Muerto: Excavations at Eight Sites at the Spaceport America Facility, Sierra County, New Mexico)
Pages: 2 volumes (926 pp total); v. 1 (i–xxvi, 1–430), v. 2 (i–ii, 431–898)
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