Fri28Apr201712:00 pmLamar 555
Lecture: "A House Made by Shell: Archaeological Excavations of Craft Production at the Carter Robinson Mound Site, Virginia"
Spring Lecture Series
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.