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American Material Culture

1983

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The Berger Bluff Site (41gd30a): Excavations In The Upper Deposits, 1979., David O. Brown Jan 1983

The Berger Bluff Site (41gd30a): Excavations In The Upper Deposits, 1979., David O. Brown

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

During summer 1979, the Center for Archaeological Research conducted excavations at the Berger Bluff site (41 GO 30A) in Goliad County, Texas. The site, located on a high bluff above Coleto Creek, had been shown to be a valuable archaeological resource in previous test excavations and was potentially endangered by wave erosion from the waters of the soon to be completed Coleto Creek Reservoir. The excavations were considered necessary as a partial mitigation, under the provisions of the Texas Antiquities Code.

A single three by four meter excavation unit was opened at the site. Depth of this excavation unit varied ...