Hogup Cave: Anthropological Papers Number 93 by C. Melvin Aikens

By C. Melvin Aikens

Lengthy out of print, chance CAVE and HOGUP CAVE have been milestones in nice Basin archaeological reports. on hand back, those volumes discover probability and Hogup caves, websites that although they're situated approximately sixty miles aside within the nice Salt Lake wasteland, are however archaeologically similar. Containing fill relationship from nearly 6,400 BC via old instances, the information from either caves current insights into the lifeways of successive peoples who, over hundreds of thousands of years, tailored to alterations within the wilderness surroundings. the results of well-controlled excavation equipment performed less than tricky and important conditions, either one of those books contain thorough clinical research of cultural fabrics and environmental facts making them either crucial reports of the Deseret West in New international prehistory.

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Entry trench at left.  6. Map of Hogup Cave, outer chamber.  7. Map of Hogup Cave, inner chamber, with inset showing extent of excavation in outer and inner chambers.  8.  Tags in profile wall indicate strata followed in excavation.  9.  mesh.  10. Excavation in progress.  11.  Note coarseness of fibrous material in deposits. Page 11 Stratigraphy Prior to initiation of excavation, the deposit was mounded up along the centerline of the cave, with a high point near the back of the outer chamber.

High and 30 ft. across at ground level (Figs. 3, 4), faces south, and the front chamber is very well lighted. The outer chamber is 50 ft. long from front to back; the inner chamber is approximately the same size but, because of the low passageway, this room is poorly lighted. More than 3/4 of the total deposit in the outer chamber (Fig. 6), comprising virtually all the well-preserved material inside the drip-line of the cave, was excavated to bedrock, 11 to 14 ft. beneath the surface of the deposits.

Subclass 14 textiles 147 108. Basketry withes 147 109. Basic foundation techniques of coiled basketry 148 110. Subclass 15 textiles 148 111. Subclass 13 textiles 149 112. Basketry rods 149 113. Distribution of atlatl- and bow-and-arrow-related items 155 114. Atlatl fragments 158 115. Dart mainshaft fragments 161 116. Bundle of dart foreshafts 162 117. Dart foreshafts 163 118. Arrow mainshaft fragments 164 119. Arrow foreshafts 166 120. Arrow-related artifacts 167 121. Cane artifacts 169 122. Fire drill foreshafts 175 123.

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