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  • bow
    bow a Norse not a Dorset tool The bow tip was located under a bench against the wall The bench was apparently a part of the original construction Lee s conclusion were backed up by lengthy sections in his report Comment The tip of the bow may not have been Norse after all The tip of the bow may have been left by the Big People who built the stone

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  • ax
    realized the ax could not be used as definitive evidence for Norse occupation Comment The finding of the ax may have been one of the factors that developed a deep hatred between Plummet and Lee Plummet appears to have spent much of his professional career proving Lee was wrong Ironically Plummet may have found the evidence to achieve his goal but was so focused on Lee that he slighted the

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  • comparison
    longhouses technical features chronological setting functional and morphological indices settlement pattern with other presumably long habitations Kostenky I and IV Maritime Archaic Iroquois Naskapi does not reveal either influence or

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  • function
    zone In the latter are stone boxes pits and lighting spots Each family area is characterized by two activity poles a fireplace on a stone in a niche inside the ridge would be the focus of domestic activities facing this the arrangement of the axial zone would be related to collective activities The general organization of a longhouse follows the same principle perhaps partly symbolic as those observed in other

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  • longhousedates
    1250 UNG 11D 70 13 1275 UNG 11B 77 4 1330 UNG 11D 70 15 1350 UNG 11D 70 17 1390 UNG 11D 70 11 1430 Second Phase 210 years Average date is 1321 during little ice age Gap in Occupation 522 years From Patrick Plummet Les Maisons lounges Dorsetiennes De Ungava Geographic Physique et Quaternaire 1982 Vol XXXVI NE P 263 Comment The carbon 14 dating implies 1 The

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  • post holes
    Unfortunately Plummet wrote that the nature of the posts was not defined and the imperfections did not permit a serious hypothesis about the type of coverage This longhouse lay about 300 miles north of the tree line But this longhouse site had visible post holes before excavation even started At Pamiok Lee uncovered a pattern of post holes up to four 4 inches in diameter along each side of the

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  • objects of evidence
    a composite tool where metal was inserted at other times 2 A small wood figurine Smaller than a thumb 3 Two sets of glass beads 50 total in six colors The beads could not be dated 4 An arrow designed to hold a metal arrowhead The condition of the arrow did not permit keeping the object as found 5 A piece of copper The copper is thought to have been

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  • ungav
    Hudson Strait has several open water marvels because of the interaction of a shallow bottom and strong tides Ungava means hatching of streams in Old Norse The Peninsula is nearly devoid of trees but grows lichen that is food for the caribou But even if the peninsula appears barren there are some interesting structures located on the terrain The structures include the stone beacons Thor s hammer remains of an

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