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Authors

Glenn T. Goode

Agency

Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation Highway Design Division

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21112/ita.1986.1.28

Abstract

Archaeological site 41LK269 is a prehistoric open campsite located on a Pleistocene terrace remnant of the Nueces River near George West, Texas. The small portion of the site which remains within the right-of-way of US Highway 59 produced a meager sample of aboriginal materials. The cultural remains, devoid of diagnostic artifacts, consist of lithic artifacts and fire-cracked rock. The absence of diagnostic materials precludes an accurate assessment of the occupation time frame. The recovery indicates that that portion of the site which occurs within the highway right-of-way does not merit nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or designation as a State Archeological Landmark. The site extends for several hundred meters along the terrace outside the right-of-way, and a determination of National Register significance and/or State Archeological Landmark status was not made on this, larger portion of the site.

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