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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

Month: Jan
Year: 2001

Journal: Journal of Archaeological Science
Volume: 28
Issue: 1
Pages: 55-60

Article Topic(s): Human Use,Morphology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),

Abstract

At 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 Citation

A. 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.

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ISSN: 0305-4403
DOI: 10.1006/jasc.2000.0553

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