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Deciphering a Shell Midden

Out of Print

Edited By: JE Stein

386 pages, Illus

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #18370 | ISBN: 0126647305
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Presents the latest research on shell middens: sites that contain shell and are located near coastal and fluvial settings around the world. The shell imparts certain characteristics to sites such as complex discontinuous strata, low densities of artifacts, large volumes of deposits, alkaline chemistry and proximity to fluctuating sea level.

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