Wilson Butte Cave

A NATIONAL REGISTER ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE


 
ARTIFACTS
 

 

 
 Layer C
10,000-6,000
years ago

LITHIC POINTS

Haskett Point, obsidian, Strata C, 5317 BC
Haskett Point, obsidian, 
Layer C,
5317 BC
 
Haskett Point, buff chert, Strata C
Haskett Point, buff chert,
Layer C 

flake scraper
Flake Scraper,
obsidian,
Layer C 

Great Salt Lake gray ware (Fremont)
Great Salt Lake gray ware (possibly Fremont)
 Layers D and E
10,000
years and older

BONE FRAGMENTS

incised, mammalian lbone fragment from Layer E
Thick mammalian long bone fragment
with an incision, Layer E

Stratum-E001b.jpg
Bone fragment with parallel cut scars
at base, Layer E

Layer D suggests that the cave may have
been too cold and wet for human
occupation.

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Climate
Beringia
Out of the Ice Age
Idaho's Past Climate

Migration
The First People
A New Theory
Indian Tribes
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Early Sites

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• Ice Caves
 
Gathering Plants
Food / Medicine


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