Appelt, Martin. Nunnguaq: a Saqqaq site from Godthåbsfjorden

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Title: Nunnguaq: a Saqqaq site from Godthåbsfjorden

Published in: The Paleo-Eskimo cultures of Greenland : a new perspective in Greenlandic archaeology : papers from a symposium at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen, May 21-24, 1992, edited by Bjarne Grønnow and John Pind

Published By: The Paleo-Eskimo cultures of Greenland : a new perspective in Greenlandic archaeology : papers from a symposium at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Copenhagen, May 21-24, 1992, edited by Bjarne Grønnow and John Pind Copenhagen, Denmark: Danish Polar Center, 1996. 129-142 p.: ill.

By line: Martin Appelt and John Pind

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Eastern Arctic Small Tool (N050)

Subjects: Identification (101); Location (131); Lithic industries (324); Dwellings (342); Heating and lighting equipment (354); Weapons (411); General tools (412); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Archaeological inventories (915);

Abstract: This paper presents part of the artifact inventory from the Late Saqqaq site of Nunnguaq, located in the inner part of a fjord complex in Nuuk/Godthab district, western Greenland. The material presented here includes plans of two well-preserved dwellings and drawings of the soapstone lamps from the site. Furthermore, functional categories for the bifacial projectile points are proposed (p. 129).

Document Number: 17

Document ID: n050-017

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: See document 7

Field Date: 1960-1963

Evaluation: Archaeologist-5

Analyst: John Beierle; 1998

Coverage Date: Late Saqqaq Period

Coverage Place: Nunnguaq, Nuuk/Godthab district, western Greenland

LCSH: Arctic regions--Antiquities

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