Basic information
Sample name: McLelland
Sample aka: 16BO236

Reference: D. B. Kelley, D. G. Hunter, P. S. Gardner, D. C. Weinand, A. Tiné, and L. L. Tieszen. 1996. The McLelland and Joe Clark sites: Protohistoric-Historic Caddo farmsteads in the Red River valley of northwest Louisiana. Southeastern Archaeology 15(1):81-102 [ER 3164]
Country: United States
State: Louisiana

Coordinate: 32° 12' N, 93° 27' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "identified during a survey of access roads for Lock and Dam No. 5 of the Red River Waterway... about 30 km south of Shreveport"
this is apparently the Red River dam immediately to the west of the Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area (coordinate based on Loggy Bayou)
there are two accepted, uncalibrated dates on charcoal of 240 +/- 60 and 180 +/- 50 B.P.
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: ceramics, human accumulation, midden, settlement, structures
Archaeology: buildings, ceramics
Habitat comments: "The midden was resting on a yellowish red sandy loam... Overlying the midden... was a deposit of dark brown clay or silty clay" that "represents a distal overbank deposit" but the lithology of the midden per se is not described
remains of houses and ceramics were found
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, lizards, snakes, turtles, other reptiles, frogs, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 1072
Sampling comments: "Flotation of the feature fill" was used, and there is brief mention of "waterscreen samples" that yielded beans
Sample: 3464
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-03 21:37:42
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:57:47
Abundance distribution
46 species
17 singletons
total count 1072
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 9.773
geometric series k: 0.8730
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7860
Shannon's H: 2.2711
Good's u: 0.9842