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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 ...
Under the Sand Dunes : the Search for the Eliason House and the Socioeconomic Status of its Inhabitants
(East Carolina University, 2014)
The Eliason House was built for Fort Macon's commanding officer and family on Bogue Banks, North Carolina. The house stood for 35 years before being burned early in the Civil War and, until 2001, no systematic excavations ...
Reconstructing The Culture History Of The Multicomponent Site Squires Ridge (31Ed365) Within The Northern Coastal Plain Of North Carolina
(East Carolina University, 2015)
Squires Ridge is a multicomponent, stratified site situated atop a relict sand dune in Eastern North Carolina. Previous research has emphasized site formation, delineation, and most recently occupation. The purpose of this ...
SHOVEL TESTING THE SQUIRE'S RIDGE (31ED365) SITE : EDGECOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
(East Carolina University, 2011)
In this study, artifacts from the 2009 field season at Squire's Ridge (31ED365) are analyzed. One-hundred and fourteen shovel tests were completed by students under the supervision of I. Randolph Daniel that account for ...
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 ...