A World Engraved: Archaeology of the Swift Creek Culture by Mark Williams, Daniel T. Elliott, Rebecca Saunders, Alan

By Mark Williams, Daniel T. Elliott, Rebecca Saunders, Alan Marsh, Buddy Calvin Jones, D. Keith Stephenson, Daniel T. Penton, Betty A. Smith, Douglas Sun, Frankie Snow, Jennifer Freer-Harris, Judith A. Bense, Karl T. Steinen, Keith Ashley, Louis Daniel Tesar

This significant precis of the present nation of archaeological study at the rapid Creek tradition is the 1st accomplished assortment ever released about the rapid Creek people.The rapid Creek humans, headquartered in Georgia and surrounding states from A.D. a hundred to seven hundred, are most sensible identified from their pottery, which was once adorned sooner than firing with attractive paddle-stamped designs--some of the main elaborate and engaging within the world.Comprehensive in scope, this quantity information the invention of this tradition, summarizes what's identified approximately it today, and exhibits how persevered advancements within the assortment and research of archaeological info are advancing our wisdom of this extinct society.Although they comprehend not anything of speedy Creek language and little approximately its society, archaeologists have accrued important information regarding the commercial thoughts of quick Creek population. What archaeologists comprehend top, although, is that the rapid Creek humans have been the very best wooden carvers the realm has obvious, and their pottery will stand as their lasting legacy all the time. This publication offers and preserves their legacy.  

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Design group frequencies at the Mallard Creek and Kings Bay sites 169 Page xiii 10-2. Element frequencies at the Mallard Creek and Kings Bay sites 170 10-3. Chi-square test (with Yates correction for small cell size) of design group distribution, northern versus southern half of the Kings Bay site 171 11-1. Radiocarbon dates from Mandeville and Kolomoki 183 12-1. Radiocarbon dates from northeastern Florida Swift Creek sites 200 12-2. Chronologies of northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia 201 12-3.

Photomicrograph of finely sand-tempered Vessel 9-69 from Milamo in plane-polarized light at ten times magnification 135 9-4. Photomicrograph of Vessel 9-70 from Kolomoki viewed in plane-polarized light at ten times magnification 136 9-5. Ternary graph showing bulk composition of nineteen Hartford vessels by temper class 138 9-6. Photomicrograph of Vessel 9-61 from the Hartford site in plane-polarized light at ten times magnification 140 9-7. Photomicrograph of Vessel 9-64 from the Hartford site in plane-polarized light at ten times magnification 141 9-8.

Harrold, and asked whether any public buildings were available nearby for a camp for 200 blacks (Chartelain 1935). He stated that the Park Service's request for a camp at Ocmulgee had repeatedly been turned down because new camp buildings were apparently necessary (this possibly referred to a Civilian Conservation Corps [CCC] camp). One week later General Walter A. Harris, local attorney and instigator of the excavations, wrote National Park Service Acting Director Demaray and warned him about the possible danger of locating a black camp at Ocmulgee.

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