Anstey, Robert J. (2011) The Dorset palaeoeskimo sites of Point Riche and Phillip's Garden, Port Au Choix, northwestern Newfoundland: investigating social and functional connections. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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This thesis explores the social and functional relationship between Point Riche and Phillip's Garden, two large Dorset Palaeoeskimo sites located near Port au Choix, northwestern Newfoundland. While previous research had considerably enhanced our understanding of Point Riche itself, little was known about its specific function, seasonality and potential connection to Phillip's Garden. To contribute to a fuller understanding of these issues, this research compares between the two sites qualitative and quantitative attributes of dwelling architecture and lithic artefact assemblages. The results of these analyses suggest that Point Riche was in intermittently occupied warm-weather occupation directly associated with Phillip's Garden.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Includes bibliographical references (leaves 223-243).|
|Department(s):||Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Archaeology|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Excavations (Archaeology)--Newfoundland and Labrador--Port au Choix; Dorset culture--Newfoundland and Labrador--Port au Choix; Dorset culture--Social conditions; Archaeological site location--Newfoundland and Labrador--Port au Choix; Archaeological as|
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