The archaeology of Town Creek

by Edmond A. Boudreaux

Book, 2007

Status

Available

Call number

E78.N74 B68

Publication

Publisher Unknown

Description

The sequence of change for public architecture during the Mississippian period may reflect a centralization of political power through time. In the research presented here, some of the community-level assumptions attributed to the appearance of Mississippian mounds are tested against the archaeological record of the Town Creek site-the remains of a town located on the northeastern edge of the Mississippian culture area. In particular, the archaeological record of Town Creek is used to test the idea that the appearance of Mississippian platform mounds was accompanied by the centralization

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34662000637378
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