Scottsbluff Bison Quarry Site

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
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Culture(s)  ?
Temporal Period(s) Early Archaic Period


Summary Details

Location: Near Signal Butte, west of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA (Approx. 41° 47' 10" N, 103° 59' 53" W)
Period: Early Archaic Period
Date Range:

Significance

  • This site played an important role in the study of early human occupation of North America (cf. Schultz & Eiseley 1935)
  • Provided convincing evidence for the association of stone tools with extinct Pleistocene fauna (Bison)

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Material Culture

Schultz & Eiseley 1935:

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