Historic Preservation
A View of the Past: Overview : 13,000 Years Before Present to 1950
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.265.297
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  • Quartzite biface, tip missing; similar to projectile points assigned to the Paleoindian period, Plano stage, possibly Agate Basin complex (10,000 to 10,500 years before present). It is lanceolate with slightly convex sides, broken near the mid-point.... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2256.1
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  • Petrified wood projectile point, identified as a Duncan point of the McKean Complex, Middle Archaic period. Pale yellowish brown, 10YR 5/6.... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2358.IF11
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  • Chert projectile point; Munsell 10 YR 6/6 dark yellow orange. Possibly Late Archaic, Pelican Lake type. ... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2358.617
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  • Petrified wood projectile point, neary whole; corner notch, missing base Late Prehistoric, possibly Magic Mountain 5YR 3/4 ... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2358.638
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  • Petrified wood projectile arrow point and small flake. Stemmed, serrated and corner notched, Late Prehistoric period. Magic Mountain type. Munsell 10R 7/4 dark reddish brown ... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2358.9.88
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  • Triangular projectile point or preform, petrified wood.... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2358.S.10
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  • Quartzite projectile point, Munsell 10YR 6/6 dark yellowish orange with gray bands.... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2359.36
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  • Petrified wood projecile point midsection, tip and base broken. Yellow/orange... View Full Record
  • Ceramic sherd
  • Ceramic sherd
  • 5DA.2358.9.142
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  • Ceramic sherd, possible rim... View Full Record
  • Mano
  • Mano
  • 5DA.2359.S.5
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  • Mano fragment, sandstone, Munsell 10YR 5/4 taken on outside, 10YR 7/4 on broken edge.... View Full Record
  • Mano
  • Mano
  • 5DA.2359.S.22
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  • Sandstone mano.... View Full Record
  • Metate
  • Metate
  • 5DA.2359.12
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  • Metate pieces, two (2), sandstone... View Full Record
  • Ceramic, Sherd
  • Ceramic, Sherd
  • 5DA.1957.49 Refit
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  • Ceramic Sherd, cord-marked 5Yr 5/2 Pale Brown... View Full Record
  • Cord-Marked
  • Cord-Marked
  • 5DA.1957.52 Refit
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  • Ceramic pale brown... View Full Record
  • Cord marked sherd
  • Cord marked sherd
  • 5DA.1957.48 Refit
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  • Ceramic Cord Marked Sherd, Munsell 5YR 3-4 Moderate Brown... View Full Record
  • Drill
  • Drill
  • 5DA.427.6
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  • Drill/perforator, petrified wood. Used to drill or poke holes in hides or other materials. This type of tool was used in various forms by nearly all prehistoric people from 12,000 years ago.... View Full Record
  • Mano
  • Mano
  • 5DA.451.13-1
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  • Sandstone mano, bifacally smooth, one hand, shaped by pecking nearly all the way around. Munsell, 10YR 6/2... View Full Record
  • Ceramic Effigy
  • Ceramic Effigy
  • 5DA.1957.451
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  • Ceramic Sherd Clay Effigy (Dog) Photographed... View Full Record
  • Spokeshave
  • Spokeshave
  • 5DA.2358.605
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  • Petrified wood flake; utilized, spokeshave; Munsell 10R 3/4 dark reddish brown ... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.2358.614.4
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  • Petrified wood Late Prehistoric projectile point corner notched base ... View Full Record
  • Mano
  • Mano
  • 2001.002.1
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  • Bifacial oval mano, has two (2) convex milling surfaces, has been shaped by pecking. Quartzite cobble, regular form, battering on one end, pecked on all margins, striations visible on both milling surfaces.... View Full Record
  • Mano
  • Mano
  • 2001.002.7
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  • Pink oval sandstone bifacial mano with two convex oval milling surfaces, one extending into the edge. It is burned, pecked and most of one edge is broken off. There is a white calcite ring around the edges.... View Full Record
  • Awl
  • Awl
  • 5DA.2358.9.148
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  • Petrified wood awl, dark yellowish orange/moderate yellowish brown: L=35.82 mm W=27.91 mm Th=8.34mm Wt=6.5 gm Two (2) petrified wood tertiary flakes, moderate yellowish brown Two (2) rhyolite tertiary flakes, grayish red, medium dark gray One (1)... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.1008.770
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  • Projectile point. Translucent large point, nearly complete. Munsell 5YR 6/1 Light Brownish Gray. It has some brownish orange interior strips leading to a petrified wood material identification but it could be quartz or chalcedony as well. Convex stem... View Full Record
  • Biface, Early Stage
  • Biface, Early Stage
  • 5DA.1000.72
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  • An early stage quartzite biface from the Paleo/Early Archaic context, the lowest, earliest component at Ridgegate, some cortex.... View Full Record
  • Hematite, Pigment
  • Hematite, Pigment
  • 5DA.265.364
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  • Hematite sample, possible prehistoric pigment stone. Munsell color dusky red 5R 3/4... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.265.486
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  • Paleoindian stage petrified wood projectile point base. Similar to Agate Basin points. Munsell color dusky yellowish brown 10YR 2/2... View Full Record
  • Projectile Point
  • Projectile Point
  • 5DA.265.488
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  • Unidentified period petrified wood projectile point tip, base missing, finely serrated edges. Munsell colors very pale orange 10YR 8/2 to moderate reddish brown 10R 4/6... View Full Record
  • Biface, Undetermined Stage
  • Biface, Undetermined Stage
  • 5DA.265.439
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  • Unidentified period quartz biface, fine edge retouch. No Munsell color... View Full Record
  • Graver
  • Graver
  • 5DA.265.487
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  • Undetermined period petrified wood unhafted biface, graver point. Munsell color 10YR 6/2 pale yellowish brown on the translucent edge, 10YR 6/6 dark yellowish orange... View Full Record
  • Preform
  • Preform
  • 5DA.265.488A
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  • Undetermined period clear quartz preform fragment. Munsell color... View Full Record
  • Graver
  • Graver
  • 5DA.265.552
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  • Unidentified period petrified wood expedient graver. Munsell color 10R 4/6 moderate reddish brown.... View Full Record

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