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

  title={Split-Twig Figurines from Northern Arizona: New Radiocarbon Dates.},
  author={Robert C. Euler and Arne Peter Olson},
  volume={148 3668},
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