research data . Dataset . 9102

A Geochemical Analysis of 18th-century Inuit Communal House Floors in Northern Labrador

Bhiry, Najat; Couture, Andréanne; Monette, Yves; Woollett, James;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 9102
  • Publisher: Polar Data Catalogue
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
43 archeological samples were collected from the inside of the three communal houses selected for this study: 11 samples from House 1, 16 from House 2 and 16 from House 7 within each of the different architectural sectors of the houses (sleeping platform, entrance tunnel, floor and, where possible, lamp stand and cache areas). Following a stratigraphic analysis of each sample location, 2-litre bulk samples were collected in the occupational layer (U1). Control samples were also collected from off-site locations surrounding Oakes Bay 1 and Uivak Point 1. The geochemical analysis was performed at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS-ETE) in Que...
Subjects
free text keywords: Soils, Soil chemistry, Phosphorus, Nunatsiavut, Nain, Loss on ignition (LOI), Labrador, Earth Sciences, Archaeology
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