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Author Hilgeman, Sherri Lynn, 1958-

Title Pottery and chronology at Angel / Sherri L. Hilgeman
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Pottery studies in Mississippian archaeology -- Decorated plates, bottles, bowls, and jars -- Closed and open handles -- Angel negative painted plates -- Chronology of the Angel site and phase -- Angel in regional perspective
Summary Located near present-day Evansville, Indiana, the Angel site is one of the important archaeological towns associated with prehistoric Mississippian society. More than two million artifacts were collected from this site during excavations from 1939 to 1989, but, until now, no systematic survey of the pottery sherds had been conducted. This volume, documenting the first in-depth analysis of Angel site pottery, also provides scholars of Mississippian culture with a chronology of this important site. Angel is generally thought to have been occupied from before A.D. 1200 to 1450, but scholars have b
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-286) and index
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Subject Indians of North America -- Indiana -- Antiquities.
Mississippian culture -- Indiana.
Angel Mounds State Historic Site (Ind.)
Indiana -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817310355
0817383727 (electronic bk.)
9780817383725 (electronic bk.)