Excavations at KIS-008, Buldir Island: Evaluation and potential

Corbett, Debra G.; Lefevre, Christine; Corbett, Thomas J.; West, Dixie; Siegel-Causey, Douglas
September 1997
Arctic Anthropology;1997, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p100
Academic Journal
Describes the bone, lithic and wooden artifacts recovered from two test pits excavated on the beachfront of the midden site in Buldir Island, Alaska. Exploration of types and sources of lithic raw materials selected by ancient people in Buldir; Analysis of lithic and bone artifacts; Discussion of western Aleut woodworking technology.


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