Split-Twig Figurines from Northern Arizona: New Radiocarbon Dates.

@article{Euler1965SplitTwigFF,
  title={Split-Twig Figurines from Northern Arizona: New Radiocarbon Dates.},
  author={Robert C. Euler and Arne Peter Olson},
  journal={Science},
  year={1965},
  volume={148 3668},
  pages={
          368-9
        }
}
Recently released radiocarbon dates for split-twig figurines from Marble Canyon, Arizona, are 4095 +/- 100 years ago; they substantiate previously determined dates of 3530 +/- 300 and 3100 +/- 110 years ago. A recently excavated site in Walnut Canyon, Arizona, extends the geographical range of the figurines. The dates of samples from this site are 3500 +/- 100 and 3880 +/- 90 years ago. It is hypothesized that the figurines were magicoreligious artifacts related to the Pinto complex of the… CONTINUE READING
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