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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Site number 21
Auxiliary ID none
Cultural affiliation
Basis of phasing
  • projectile point typology
  • other identifier
  • Krammer point fragment
  • Wabuesa point
  • Middle Holocene erosion would have destroyed older sites/lack of pottery
Artifact type
Artifact description
  • 79 pieces including flakes and shatter
  • 2 endscrapers; 3 bifacd fragments
  • 1 squirrel-mink sized humerus (background fauna)
  • 29 specimens
  • 1 retouched flake; 1 utilized flake; 1 end scraper preform
  • 2 .16 guage Remington-UMC brass casings from paper shotgun shells manufactured between 1920-60
  • 1 equid shoeing nail;1 .22 caliber rimfire cartridge; 1 16 gauge Remington-UMC brass casing from a paper shotgun shell manufactured between 1920 and 1960.
  • 277 specimens including flakes and shatter
  • 3 piece of charcoal were recovered, but unsure if cultural or natural
  • 2 projectile point fragments, 1 complete projectile point
  • none
  • 1 piece of calcined bone; 3 other bone remains were recovered, but cannot be sure if these are associated with occupation or background fauna
  • 25 pieces of FCR
Basis of modification Global Positioning System
Threat type Development/construction
Recommendations Other (describe)
Land use Other (describe)
Level Phase II
Site function
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Smithsonian Trinomial Identifier 13WT21
Sortable Trinomial 13WT00021
Variant Trinomial Expression(s)
  • 13-WT-21
  • 13-WT-00021
Suggested Citation

David G. Anderson, Joshua Wells, Stephen Yerka, Kelsey Noack Myers, Robert Carl DeMuth, Thaddeus Geoffrey Bissett. (2014) "13WT21 from Americas/United States/Iowa/Worth County". In Iowa Site Files. Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA) (Ed). Released: 2014-03-16. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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