Category Archives: Lab Work

Dealing with Debitage (by Erika Loveland)

Over the last couple of months, I have been working on measuring and recording attributes of the Garden Creek’s off-mound assemblage of lithic debitage — small pieces of chipped stone that result from flint knapping. Analyzing this material can help … Continue reading

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Mica in the Museum

What do you get when you combine the monotony of artifact washing with visits to friends’ excavations and trips to archaeological conferences? Unfortunately, a long hiatus in posting at the Garden Creek Archaeological Project Blog! But don’t let the radio … Continue reading

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GCAP: Indoor Version

Finally, we’re ready for round two of research for the Garden Creek Archaeological Project! After a few weeks of post-fieldwork organization, I’m back in the North American Range of the University of Michigan’s Museum of Anthropology to process and analyze … Continue reading

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