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Mississippian Mortuary Practices and the Quest for Interpretation

Lynne P. Sullivan and Lynne P. Mainfqrt Jr.

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Mississippian Period (ca. A.D. 900–1500) native peoples in the southeastern and midwestern United States are known for towns that typically include platform mounds and plazas and for elaborate and ... More


Mound Construction and Community Changes within the Mississippian Town at Town Creek

Edmqnd A. Bqudreaux III

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Mississippian Period was a time of significant political and social change within the native communities of the southeastern United States. Political changes within Mississippian societies ... More


Aztalan Mortuary Practices Revisited

Lynne G. Goldstein

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Aztalan site sits on the banks of the Crawfish River in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, and has been protected as a state park for more than fifty years. Prominent architectural features such as a ... More


Embedded: Five Thousand Years of Shell Symbolism in the Southeast

Aaron Deter-Wolf and Tanya M. Peres

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Aaron Deter-Wolf and Tanya M. Peres focus on shell symbolism in chapter 7, “Embedded: Five Thousand Years of Shell Symbolism in the Southeast.” The myriad of imagery depicted on marine shell during ... More


The Dogs of Spirit Hill: An Analysis of Domestic Dog Burials from Jackson County, Alabama

Renee B. Walker and R. Jeannine Windham

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Authors Renee B. Walker and R. Jeannine Windham focus on dog burial in chapter 5, “The Dogs of Spirit Hill: An Analysis of Domestic Dog Burials from Jackson County, Alabama.” The Spirit Hill site is ... More


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