Journal of Northeast Texas Archaeology
Human skeletal remains analyzed from the Peach Orchard Overlook site (41CP25) were recovered from a burial exposed along the eroding shoreline of Lake Bob Sandlin in the mid-1980s. Although the remains appeared to be from a single individual, a minimum of two individuals were represented by the human remains studied by Wilson; there was also one non-human tooth (possibly a deer molar) that will not be discussed in this article. The human remains described here from the Peach Orchard Overlook site are from an Early Caddoan (ca. A.D. 1000-1200) period component, based on the recovery of Crockett Curvilinear Incised and East Incised vessels in association with the dental remains. According to Thurmond ( 1990), mortuary patterns from the Early Caddoan period in the Big Cypress Creek basin are not well known because few intact burials have been found and studied.
Wilson, Diane E.; Perttula, Timothy K.; and Nelson, Bo
"Human Skeletal Remains from 41CP25, the Peach ORchard Overlook Site, and their Archaeological Context,"
Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State: Vol. 2001
, Article 36.
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/ita/vol2001/iss1/36
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