Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of Mississippi

Events

Event Information:

  • Fri
    24
    Mar
    2017

    Lecture: "A House Made by Shell: Archaeological Excavations of Craft Production at the Carter Robinson Mound Site, Virginia"

    12:00 pmLamar 555

    Spring Lecture Series
    Maureen Meyers
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Mississippi

    This talk presents the results of an analysis of shell bead production from a 14th century Native American mound site. It examines the beads, shell debris, and lithic tools found to identify how the beads were made and who made them. to better understand the role of craft production at frontier sites.