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Title Southeastern ceremonial complex : chronology, content, context / edited by Adam King
Published Tuscaloosa [Ala.] : University of Alabama Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The southeastern ceremonial complex : from cult to complex / Adam King -- Prolegomena for the analysis of the southeastern ceremonial complex / Jon Muller -- Chronological implications of the bellows-shaped apron / James A. Brown -- Mound 34 : the context for the early evidence of the southeastern ceremonial complex at Cahokia / John E. Kelly [and others] -- Shell gorgets, time, and the southeastern ceremonial complex in southeastern Tennessee / Lynne P. Sullivan -- Mound C and the southeastern ceremonial complex in the history of the Etowah site / Adam King -- Connections between the Etowah and Lake Jackson chiefdoms : patterns in the iconographic and material evidence / John F. Scarry -- An assessment of Moundville engraved "cult" designs from potsherds / Vernon James Knight, Jr. -- Hightower anthropomorphic marine shell gorgets and Duck River sword-form flint bifaces : middle Mississippian ritual regalia in the southern Appalachians / Shawn Marceaux and David H. Dye -- Mississippian shell gorgets in regional perspective / David J. Hally -- Sex and the southern cult / Susan M. Alt and Timothy R. Pauketat -- Whither SECC? / Adam King
Summary One of the most venerable concepts in Southeastern archaeology is that of the Southern Cult. The last comprehensive study of the melding of these concepts into the term Southeastern Ceremonial Complex (SECC) is quite old. This work presents data on the temporal and social contexts, artistic styles, and symbolic themes included in the complex
Notes "A Dan Josselyn Memorial publication"--Page [ii]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-287) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Rites and ceremonies.
Mississippian culture.
Southern States -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author King, Adam, 1965-
LC no. 2007004159
ISBN 0817381368 (electronic bk.)
9780817381363 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)