McKinley Site (Zone A)
Basic information
Sample name: McKinley Site (Zone A)

Reference: R. M. Little. 1971. The McKinley Site. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 81:65-70 [ER 3147]
Country: United States
State: Indiana

Coordinate: 40° 3' N, 86° 1' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "just south of Noblesville" (basis of coordinate)
there were "three periods of occupation from Late Archaic to Early Woodland and finally during the contact period of 200 years ago"; these respectively correspond to zones A, B, and C, so A is about 3 to 1 BCE and B is about 1000 to 200 BCE
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation, settlement, structures
Archaeology: bone tools, buildings, burials, stone tools
Habitat comments: "soil" with "many shell fragments" in addition to artifacts
"bones and bone fragments" were "used for food"
there are numerous burials in zones A and B, there are "pits and post holes", and stone and bone tools are inventoried, but ceramics are not discussed
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, turtles
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 1154
Years: 1953
Sampling comments: apparently not screenwashed
Sample: 3441
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-01 20:29:01
Modified: 2019-09-09 13:14:20
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 1154
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 1.505
geometric series k: 0.5403
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5174
Shannon's H: 1.1095
Good's u: 1.0000