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HCAA General Meeting

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Title:

Trade Items and Historic Artifacts Recovered from an Archaic Site on the
Guadalupe River

Speaker:

Teresa “Terry” Farley

Location:

Union Church, on Travis at Broadway, Kerrville TX 78028

Time:

Doors open at 12:30 pm. Program to begin at 1 pm.

Abstract:

Initial excavation by the Hill Country Archeological Association began in 2018 and excavation continues at site 41KR754. Numerous artifacts, not locally sourced, have been recovered in an archaic assemblage at a multi-component site located on the north branch of the Guadalupe River in west Kerr County. Trade items discovered in situ include obsidian sourced to Malad-Wright Creek, Idaho, crystal quartz and vein quartz, hematite spheres, ochre, and Caddo, Doss Red, and Leon Plain pottery sherds as well as a burnt clay ball. Historic items recovered from the site include .44 Henry cartridges & other munitions, glass shards, horse tack, and square nails. Projectile points from the archaic site span the middle archaic to late prehistoric Toyah periods. Faunal remains from the archaic site include Bison bison, turkey, canid, and deer.

Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Union Church
Travis at Broadway
Kerrville, TX 78028 United States

Organizer

Hill Country Archeological Association
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