The Nelson Site: A Cody Occupation in Northeastern Colorado
The Nelson site in northeastern Colorado represents a Cody age occupation of the High Plains. Because Paleoindian sites of any age are sparse in the archaeological record, each known occurrence adds significant information about prehistory. The Nelson site has received no formal field investigation; however, a small quantity of data has accumulated over nearly one half century of collecting. The cultural affiliation can be demonstrated with the recovered chipped stone assemblage and a new radiocarbon date, while zooarchaeological assessment of the fauna yields preliminary information about the nature of the occupation and Paleoindian lifeways.
archaeology, colorado, cody, arnold
Craig Arnold, Marcel Kornfeld, Mary Lou Larson, Adam Wiewel, Mike Toft, and Dennis Stanford (2007).
The Nelson Site: A Cody Occupation in Northeastern Colorado. Plains Anthropologist.52 (203), 257-278.