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1983

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Archaeological Testing Of Site 41pk69 Polk County, Texas, Joe T. Denton Jan 1983

Archaeological Testing Of Site 41pk69 Polk County, Texas, Joe T. Denton

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

Testing to determine eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places and to determine site depth, cultural context, and archaeological significance was undertaken in August, 1983, of Site 41PK69, on County Road 116 in Polk County. The site is a deep, sand terrace site on Rocky Creek and contains cultural material from the Archaic and Late Prehistoric Periods of East Texas.

Testing shows the site to have at least two separate cultural zones. The lower Archaic zone is typified by dart points and lithic resources. The upper Late Prehistoric zone is typified by arrowpoints, sand-tempered pottery and a Gahagan biface ...