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December 5, 2018

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The Royal Alberta Museum receives and curates all artifacts collected in the province. These artifact submission guidelines have been developed to ensure the consistency of submissions of archaeological artifacts, and of all data and documents related to those artifacts, in order to facilitate...


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May 11, 2016

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If development proponents and/or their agents become aware of historic resources during the course of development activities, they are required, under Section 31 of the Historical Resources Act, to report these discoveries to the Heritage Division of Alberta Culture and Tourism. This requirement...


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January 1, 1988

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Presents a bibliography of published and unpublished works dealing with historical artifacts commonly found in Western Canada between 1760 and 1920.


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January 1, 1986

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The prehistory of Alberta Plains span at least 11,000 years. Archaeologists have discerned changes in artifact styles which allow this long record of human habitation to be divided into periods and phases/complexes. The periods document changes in weapon technology while the phases/complexes...


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January 1, 1985

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The Eaglenest Portage Site (alternately referred to by the briefer Borden designation, HkPa 4), is a large site located in the Birch Mountains region of northeastern Alberta. Extensive excavations aimed at obtaining a glimpse of the spatial structure of artifact distributions on the site were...


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January 1, 1985

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In 1977 and 1978 archaeological excavations were carried out at Victoria Post in areas not previously examined, to further broaden our understanding of this late-nineteenth-century fur trade site. Much new information was recovered on the structure of the Clerk's house and associated kitchen...


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January 1, 1985

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This monograph delimits the results of the 1978 excavations at FjPi-29 in the Strathcona Science Park near Edmonton, Alberta. Artifacts resulting from controlled surface pickup, patterned auger hole testing and the excavation of ten 2x2 metre units are examined in depth with detailed comparison...


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January 1, 1980

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In 1977, archaeological investigations were carried out at the Cochrane Ranche site prior to the development of the site as an historic park. The investigations obtained general information about the ranch period of the late 19th century in Western Canada, provided detailed construction...


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January 1, 1979

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In October 1975, a human burial was located during construction activities in Elk Point, Alberta. It consisted of the flexed skeleton of a middle-aged male, with a bundle of artifacts in place under his head. Due to exceptionally good preservation, many perishables are present among these...