Burning Down the House: The Archaeological Manifestation of Fire on Historic Domestic Sites

Dene Doroszenko
2001 Northeast Historical Archaeology  
This paper examines the manifestation of fire as found archaeologically at two historic domestic sit:s in O~~ario. Ea:h site experienced a burning episode of varying significance in the property's history. Sozl deposttwn, debns fields, heat alteration of artifacts, fire intensity, and types of fire debris are discussed. · Cet article examine les manifestations de feu tel que retrouvees archeologiquement sur deux sites historiques de nature domestique en Ontario. Chacune des proprietes de ces
more » ... roprietes de ces sites a connu des incendies d'importance variee pendant son histoire. La deposition des sols, des champs de debris, Ia transformation par le feu des artefacts, l' intensite du feu et les types de debris associes au feu seront discutes.
doi:10.22191/neha/vol31/iss1/5 fatcat:6molopfasjbm3ajyt4bap5mcbi