Bare Creek Phase

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Hunter‐gatherer communities occupying parts of the northwest corner of the Great Basin in California 2500–100 bc. Successors to the Menlo Phase, Bare Creek communities lived in small domed brush wickiups (wigwams) each of which probably held a nuclear family. They hunted bison, deer, and sheep, but relied for food on the meat of rabbits and waterfowl. Artefacts include the bifurcate chipped stone Pinto points.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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