Isequilla’s Pit

“Isequilla’s Pit” is an area of Blackwater Draw Locality #1, that was partially excavated by Alberto Isequilla from 1997-1969. He abruptly abandoned his fieldwork, and left 10 meter long profile that documents environmental changes up to approximately 13,500 years ago. The area was re-opened for excavation in 2009 by ENMU, and two summer field schools have been held there. Two overlaying bison bone beds have been found dating to the late Pleistocene.

Previous posts involving Isequilla’s Pit:

Field School 2010

Photo of the Week 9/23/2011

Field School Time-lapse

Field School 2009

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