Helen Lookingbill
Basic information
Sample name: Helen Lookingbill

Reference: M. Kornfeld, M. L. Larson, D. J. Rapson, and G. C. Frison. 2001. 10,000 years in the Rocky Mountains: the Helen Lookingbill site. Journal of Field Archaeology 28(3/4):307-324 [ER 3182]
Country: United States
State: Wyoming

Coordinate: 43° 38' N, 109° 31' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "approximately 12 km NE of Dubois" (apparently close to Black Mountain, basis of coordinate)
reported faunal material is from the Early Archaic stratum, which yielded eight uncorrected radiocarbon dates ranging from 7140 +/- 160 to 6460 +/- 90 b.p.
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation
Archaeology: stone tools
Habitat comments: "Analysis of an Early Archaic deer bone bed suggests a short term event associated with removal of desirable cuts of meat from the area... the Lookingbill site was never occupied on a year-round basis"
there are numerous stone tools
Life forms: ungulates
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 497
Years: 1988 - 1993
Sampling comments: "water screening through 1/8" mesh hardware cloth of 1/8" nested with 1/16" for the NE quads" was used, although no microfauna is reported
Sample: 3490
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-06 21:33:14
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:38:13
Abundance distribution
3 species
0 singletons
total count 497
standardised richness: 3.0
Fisher's α: 0.425
geometric series k: 0.0911
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.0570
Shannon's H: 0.1529
Good's u: 1.0000