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Agency

Texas Department of Transportation Environmental Affairs Division

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21112/ita.2000.1.10

Abstract

A previously recorded site, 41WM543, was re-evaluated by archeologists from the Texas Department of Transportation in connection with the FM 734 Parmer Lane extension northwest of Austin, Texas. The portion of the site within the proposed right-of-way was tested after a burned rock concentration was exposed. Chronology of the open campsite is based on projectile point typology as no datable features were found. The diagnostic projectile points represented a time span of Early Archaic through Late Archaic Periods. The majority of the points were found in only two levels, however. Given the lack of buried features, no further work is recommended. The site area within the right-of-way does not meet the criteria for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

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