Artifact Identification and Analyses


Lithics – At Eetza Research Associates. we are experts identifying flaked stone tools which can date from over 10,000 years ago up to historic contact (photo provided by Jim Bunch).





Ceramics – Occupation of early settlements in Nevada surprisingly left behind various ceramic wares which can be identified  and dated (click here to see table with TL Dates).


Artifacts from the historical period can date to as early as pre- 1850’s, from early exploration and transportation routes, mining, mail route across the state, and with the cultures involved in the construction of the Union and the Central Pacific Railroads up to modern times.

Photos by Patti DeBunch