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Topics: Arts, Culture and History Tags: archaeological research

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February 20, 2019

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This archaeology paper describes work at a stratified site in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Aeolian silts covering the terrace at this site (243R) contained evidence of five cultural components. Radiocarbon dates and recovered projectile points suggest that occupations occurred during the Early,...


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper presents several technological resources available to practising archaeologists in culture resource management and academia. The paper discusses how remote sensing methods can enhance documentation of archaeological sites and their interpretation.


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper discusses an artifact type used in pre-contact and historic decoration. Elk ivory pendants adorned clothing and had significant symbolic value for cultural groups in Alberta.


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December 14, 2018

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Stone production debris (debitage) is the most common artifact type found at archaeological sites in North America. A significant time investment is required to catalogue debitage from large assemblages. Conventional thought holds that, because lithic tool manufacture is reductive, the attributes...


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December 14, 2018

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The Vertical Series type of Indigenous rock art is found at only a handful of sites across the northern Great Plains. Discovery of a new site is therefore significant. In 2012 the Glenwood Erratic in southwestern Alberta was reported as a heavily vandalized rock art site. Inspection, however,...


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March 1, 2018

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Describes the goals and purpose of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta occasional paper series and the guidelines, style guide and submission instructions for contributing a manuscript for inclusion in the series.


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March 1, 1986

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This report presents the final results of the 1984 field season at the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump site, which represents the second season of archaeological research by the staff of Alberta Culture at this World Heritage Site. This multi-year research project is designed to undertake mitgative...