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Light microscopy and determination of Eryngium yuccifolium Michaux leaf material in twined slippers from Salts Cave, Kentucky
Author(s): A. Gordon and R. C. Keating
Journal: Journal of Archaeological Science
Article Topic(s): Human Use,Morphology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),
AbstractAt an archeological site in Mammoth Cave National Park, fourteen samples of slippers were recovered. The slippers were made of twined botanical fibers determined to be Eryngium yuccifolium.
Suggested CitationA. Gordon and R. C. Keating. "Light microscopy and determination of Eryngium yuccifolium Michaux leaf material in twined slippers from Salts Cave, Kentucky." Journal of Archaeological Science 28.1 (2001): 55-60.