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Sudden Shelter was a prehistoric site located in Sevier County, central Utah. The University of Utah conducted a salvage investigation of this site, as it was in the right-of-way during the construction of I-70. This descriptive report summarizes the excavation and findings.
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Table of Contents:
Introduction by Jesse D. Jennings
Cultural Features ~ Alan R. Shroedl
Projectile Points ~ Richard N. Holmer
Chipped Stone ~ Patrick F. Hogan
Debitage and Lithic Material ~ Dennis G. Weder
Ground Stone ~ Alan R. Schroedl
Pottery and Clay ~ Alan R. Schroedl
Worked Bone and Antler and Unworked Shell ~ Christine L. Plimpton
Osteological Analysis of Faunal Remains ~ William A. Lucius and Jeffrey K. Colville
Paleoethnobotanical Analysis ~ Nancy J. Coulam and Peggy R. Barnett
Summary and Conclusions
Appendix I: Sudden Shelter Material ~ J. Craig Hylton and John M. McCullough
Appendix II: Plant Species Recovered from the Sudden Shelter Site Environs ~ Howard Albee and Beverly J. Albee
Appendix III: Late Quaternary Geomorphic History of Ivie Creek and Sudden Shelter ~ Donald R. Currey
Appendix IV: Molluscan Remains from Sudden Shelter ~ David A. Baerreis
Appendix V: Pollen Analysis of Sudden Shelter Site Deposits
~ LaMar W. Lindsay
Appendix VI: Factor Analysis ~ Richard N. Holmer
Appendix VII: A Guide to the Identification of Seeds Used by Prehistoric Indians ~ Beverly J. Albee