Steck
Basic information
Sample name: Steck
Sample aka: X41WD125

Reference: T. K. Perttula, C. J. Crane, and J. E. Bruseth. 1982. A consideration of Caddoan subsistence. Southeastern Archaeology 1(2):89-102 [ER 3160]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Texas

Coordinate: 32° 48' N, 95° 27' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: on "the Lake Fork Creek floodplain"
apparently southeast of what is now the Lake Fork Reservoir in Wood County, near Quitman (basis of coordinate)
there is one "radiocarbon date of A.D. 1470 +/- 80" and the site is "Late Caddoan"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: ceramics, human accumulation, midden, settlement, structures
Archaeology: buildings, ceramics
Habitat comments: a single midden
"house structures with adjacent trash middens" and ceramics are present, but tools are not discussed
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, frogs, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 553
Sampling comments: "The majority of the faunal material... derives from the material excavated using 1/4-inch (6.4 mm) mesh. The flotation samples added little"
Metadata
Sample: 3460
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-02 20:12:45
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:59:31
Abundance distribution
13 species
3 singletons
total count 553
Fisher's α: 2.385
geometric series k: 0.6356
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7133
Shannon's H: 1.5129
Good's u: 0.9946
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