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Start Date: 5/14/2013
End Date: 5/14/2013
Event Times: 7–9 pm

Contact Info

E-mail: behm@
uwosh.edu

Phone: 920-424-1365

Crescent Bay Hunt Club: A Wisconsin Oneota Site in Jefferson County

This program will describe the analysis of stone tools from the Crescent Bay Hunt Club site (47-Je-904), a late prehistoric Oneota site near Lake Koshkonong in Jefferson County. The majority of the stone tools are simple flake tools whose function is not easily determined based on shape and size.

A combination of low-power and high-power microscopic use-wear analyses provided clues to the function of these flake tools. This analysis of the stone tools, including projectile points, knives and scraping tools identified the multiple functions of the tools and challenges assumptions about late prehistoric Oneota sites in Wisconsin. A more detailed understanding of Oneota chronology and subsistence strategies resulted from these studies.

We are proud to hold this event in celebration of Wisconsin Historic Preservation and Archaeology Month.

Add'l Contact Info: Jeffery A. Behm at 920-424-1365


Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Venue: Harrington Hall, Room 217

Address: 845 Elmwood Ave, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

City: Oshkosh

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