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Archeological Testing Of Sites 41wb437 And 41wb438 Webb County, Texas, James T. Abbott Jan 1997

Archeological Testing Of Sites 41wb437 And 41wb438 Webb County, Texas, James T. Abbott

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Archeological sites 41WB437 and 41WB438 are two prehistoric sites situated on opposing terraces of San Idelfonso Creek at the crossing of U.S. Highway 83, approximately 7.5 km south of Laredo, Texas, and 0.6 km upstream from the confluence of the stream and the Rio Grande River. Site 41 WB438 is characterized by a relatively dense accumulation of lithic debris and occasional groundstone fragments scattered across a broad alluvial terrace on the south side of the stream. Site 41WB437 is characterized by a much sparser scatter of cultural material on the north terrace. Both sites, but in particular ...