Lewisville: Ancient Campsite or Wood Rat Houses?

  title={Lewisville: Ancient Campsite or Wood Rat Houses?},
  author={Robert Fleming Heizer and Richard A. Brooks},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  pages={155 - 165}
DISCOVERY of the Lewisville locality in Texas has led generally to its acceptance, either uncritically or with some reservations, as evidence of man's presence in North America over 37,000 years ago. Acceptance or rejection of Lewisville as an archaeological site should hinge on whether o not the evidence of human agency is clear and unequivocal. The present authors believe that the identification of the Lewisville "hearths" (we use the word "hearth," here only to refer to an identification… 
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