Pig Point Site

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
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Culture(s)  ?
Temporal Period(s) Early Archaic Period
through Late Woodland Period

Summary Details

Site Code: 18AN50
Location: Near Bristol, Maryland, USA (Approx. 38° 48' 3" N, 76° 42' 24" W)
Period: Carbon-14 dates of multiple strata at this site show habitation in the following periods:

Date Range:

Significance

  • Helps define the distribution of Piscataway projectile points.
  • Oldest reported structures in Chesapeake region

Research History

Site Discovery

Major Finds/Insights

  • Partial outlines of oval "wigwam" structures, possibly the oldest structures reported in the Chesapeake region (Luckenbach et al. 2010)

Current Investigations

Formation and Occupational History

Material Culture

General Notes

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