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A Comparison of Artifacts and Activities among Mound Area Contexts at Town Creek, A Mississippian Site in Piedmont North Carolina
(East Carolina University, 2012)
Mississippian chiefdoms of the southeastern United States have commonly been characterized by the presence of large towns, a dependence upon maize-agriculture, and the presence of large platform mounds. Research regarding ...
The spatial analysis of ceramic in the plow zone at Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site
(East Carolina University, 2017-07-05)
Ceramics are used in archaeological research to determine the spatial and temporal distributions of people in the past. Ceramics were used for cooking and serving food for households. Ceramics changed over time and can be ...
A Mortuary Analysis of the Structure 7 Cemetery at Town Creek, a Mississippian Site in the Piedmont of North Carolina
(East Carolina University, 2013)
Town Creek is a prehistoric Native American site in central North Carolina. The Mississippian period occupation, from about A.D. 1150-1350, saw the most intensive use of the site. The community transformed from a residential ...
A Spatial Analysis of Bounded Cemeteries at the Town Creek Site (AD 1150-1400) in the Southern Piedmont of North Carolina
(East Carolina University, 2016-07-25)
Previous mortuary studies have explored the links between the presence of bounded cemeteries and the existence of corporate groups within ancient communities. This thesis examines two cemeteries at Town Creek, a Mississippian ...
The Hinterlands Of Town Creek : A Settlement Pattern Study Of The Mississippian Occupation Of The North Carolina Piedmont
(East Carolina University, 2015)
The Town Creek mound site, located in Montgomery County, North Carolina, is classified as Mississippian based on the archaeological evidence for intensive maize agriculture, the presence of complicated stamped ceramics, ...