Dendrochronology of Point of Pines

TitleDendrochronology of Point of Pines
Publication TypeThesis
Year of Publication1967
AuthorsParker, ML
Academic DepartmentAnthropology
UniversityUniversity of Arizona

Analysis of 2,276 tree-ring specimens from 18 archaeological sites in the Point of Pines area produced 454 dates for six sites. Most of the 430 dates from the Point of Pines ruin are for the interval from 1270 to 1285; most of the 18 dates from Turkey Creek pueblo cluster in the 1230’s and 1240’s. The dated tree-ring specimens that had been previously interpreted as artifacts that may have been brought into point of Pines from another locality are considered to constructed boards from large old local trees…