31. Ephemeral Late Archaic Occupation in the Culpeper Basin

by J. B. Jones, with a contribution from D. L. Smith

Archaeological Data Recovery at Site 44FQ161
Proposed Route 676 Project, Fauquier County, Virginia
2000 48 pp. 15 figs., 8 tables, 2 appdx.

Excavation of an intact, buried Late Archaic component revealed discrete activity areas, including a single-episode lithic reduction area dominated by debitage of locally available quartzite. The activity area may represent a very brief occupation by single inidividual or small group engaged in a hunting foray.

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