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Journal of Northeast Texas Archaeology

Abstract

The W. A. Ford site (41TT2) is an ancestral Caddo cemetery on a natural sandy knoll on an alluvial terrace about 2 km south of the Sulphur River, along Sanders Slough, in the northwestern part of Titus County, Texas. There are also habitation deposits of both Woodland and Caddo age at the site, but no features were identified in these habitation deposits during the 1934 University of Texas investigations. The site is located in the modern Blackland Prairie habitat, but just to the north of the northern extent of the modern Post Oak Savannah. In this article, I focus on the 11 burial features that were excavated in a small cemetery at the W. A. Ford site, which apparently are from at least two temporally sequent Caddo occupations, as well as the analysis of the 36 ceramic vessels placed as funerary offerings with nine of the 11 burials.

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