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31587
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This brief comparison of ceramics from the Hollywood mounds with ceramics from the Town Creek mound in North Carolina emphasizes similarities in the physical appearance of the pottery and in the presence of an urn-burial complex at both sites. Material from upper levels at the Hollywood mounds is described as showing striking resemblances to the material from Town Creek. The Lower levels at Hollywood possess "Southern Cult'' material not duplicated at Town Creek, where "Southern Cult" influence is minor.
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35417
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The author chronicled an updated ceramic development of the Town Creek Region, needed in light of the area’s extensive excavation history. Parts of this chronology included a description of the South Appalachian Mississippian Tradition, the six steps of the ceramic analysis for the author’s research, the use of multiple seriation methods, earlier research by Oliver (1992) proposing the groups of pottery fell into three ceramic phases. The excavation’s sites, typology for the pottery, and Ford seriation graphs were featured in figures. Tables contained seriation data and Mississippi period radiocarbon dates. Pottery images were located in Appendix A.
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35119
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Edmond Boudreaux chronicled an updated ceramic development of the Town Creek Region, needed in light of the area’s extensive excavation history. Parts of this chronology included a description of the South Appalachian Mississippian Tradition, the six steps of the ceramic analysis for the author’s research, the use of multiple seriation methods, earlier research by Oliver (1992) proposing the groups of pottery fell into three ceramic phases. The excavation’s sites, typology for the pottery, and Ford seriation graphs were featured in figures. Tables contained seriation data and Mississippi period radiocarbon dates. Pottery images were located in Appendix A.
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35120
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This article contains an analysis of the authors' excavation from sites at the Piedmont region between the Archaic to Woodland periods by Coastal Carolina Research Inc. Their analysis included geoarchaeological methods such as radioactive carbon dating, soil taxonomy, and geological descriptive methods. Include were figures containing statistical measures, excavation site views, and images of artifacts, as well as tables containing strata data.
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35201
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John Byrd’s examination of ceramic assemblage from the Davenport site, located in Bertie County along the Pamlico River, proposed possible similarities between those ceramics and three others gathered in Northeastern NC. Temporal patterns in paste temper and surface were used to determine similarities. From his assessment of the Davenport data, which uncovered a ceramic series deposited earlier than expected, Byrd proposed that the cultural-historical framework standard for these ceramic series needed to be refined.
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35406
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This article is a lead in for “The Last of the Iroquois Potters,” M.R. Harrington’s 1909 study of traditional Cherokee ceramics produced during the Qualla periods in what is now Cherokee, NC. Riggs and Rodning’s article focused on other archaeologists from Harrington’s time and characteristic features of pottery produced particularly during the Qualla periods. Also noted were other discoveries of Iroquois pottery in Southeast regions such as Georgia and the continuation of this pottery’s production into the twenty first century.
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35113
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This article was a lead in for “The Last of the Iroquois Potters,” M.R. Harrington’s 1909 study of traditional Cherokee ceramics produced during the Qualla periods in what is now Cherokee, NC. Brett Riggs and Christopher Rodning’s article focused on other archaeologists from Harrington’s time and characteristic features of pottery produced particularly during the Qualla periods. Also noted were other discoveries of Iroquois pottery in Southeast regions such as Georgia and the continuation of this pottery’s production into the twenty first century.
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18591
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Site 31CB114 is a prehistoric site located on the broad ridgetop south of the Cape Fear River in Columbus County. The ceramics at the site represent a mixture of decorative and technological attributes typically found within the North and South Carolina Coastal Plain. Radiocarbon dating concludes that the production of ceramics at this site occurred as much as 1500 years earlier than previously expected for the southern Coastal Plain of North Carolina.
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37642
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Clay was the stuff potsherds were made of, evidence for the lifeways of North Carolina inhabitants over the centuries. Places the author celebrated and commemorated included Fort Neoheroka, Town Creek, Soco Creek, and Seagrove.
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35200
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Adam Marshall discussed newly discovered types of interior impressions for ceramics, distinct and uninform interval fabric impressed. Based on the collected data, the author concluded that previously undetected typological relationships between the White Oak and Colington ceramic series could be determined.
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35197
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As an introduction to this periodical series of articles, Herbert discussed William Haag, an archaeologist who completed an excavation series of coastal sites between 1954-1955. His endeavor paved the road for several future archaeological related activities in Coastal NC. Highlighted was his descriptions of testing and surveying sites along the northern coast of North Carolina. His work laid a foundation for the prehistoric ceramic sequence still in use at the time of this journal’s publication. Also noted among his contributions to the field was a symposium organized for the fifty fifth annual Southern Archaeological Conference. This Conference yielded six of the articles published in this volume.
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20376
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Archaeological work done at the Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field (MCALF) Bogue, at Taylor Bay on the mainland side of Bogue Sound in Carteret County has unearthed a change in prehistoric ceramic chronology for coastal North Carolina, presenting a possible new ceramic type for the region.
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North Carolina Archaeology (NoCar E 78 S55 S6), Vol. 49 Issue , Oct 2000, p78-92, il, map, bibl Periodical Website
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20367
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Excavations near Hamps's Landing on the Lower Cape Fear River in New Hanover County have revealed a previously undefined type of ceramics. The limestone-tempered, fabric-pressed sherds have, until now, been unidentified in coastal North Carolina.
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North Carolina Archaeology (NoCar E 78 S55 S6), Vol. 46 Issue , Oct 1997, p91-108, il, map, bibl Periodical Website
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35116
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Mary Fitts’ article covered the relationships facilitated between the American Indians groups residing in the Central Piedmont region between the sixteenth and first half of the eighteenth century. Highlighted were similar challenges the groups encountered. An examination of one of the groups inhabiting this region, the Catawba, involved factors such as their name’s possible origins, differences in class, social differences, and reasons for their becoming a confederacy of nations. With regards to their pottery, included were four tables and ten figures related to the locations and types. Their locations in this regions were revealed in three maps (see figures 2, 4, and 5), as well as locations for the archaeological expeditions (see figures 3 and 5).
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35198
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This article chronicled Stanley South’s excavation at Oak Island in 1960, with comparisons made between South’s excavation and others done in Northeastern NC (notably by Haag, Phelps, Loftfield, and Hargrove). These comparisons collectively chronicled the differences in ceramics, pottery, and stone weaponry for excavations sites such as Oak Island, White Island, and Hamp’s Landings. From this, Mathis surmised that the established Oak Island nomenclature system be substituted by the newly defined Hamp’s Landing series.
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