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Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 80, No. 1-2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Dec 2019

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 80, No. 1-2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor’s Notes (Ryan Wheeler)
  • How Bill Ritchie Got to Martha’s Vineyard and the Crew Members Who Joined Him (James B. Richardson III.)
  • An Updated History of the Hornblower II Site, Martha’s Vineyard (Jessica E. Watson)
  • Transitional Archaic and Woodland Occupation at the Frisby-Butler Site, Martha’s Vineyard (Jessica E. Watson)
  • McDermott Site, Martha’s Vineyard (Andrew Stanzeski)
  • Contributors


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 79, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2018

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 79, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Analysis of Two Musket Balls Reported as Being from the March 5, 1770 Boston Massacre (Dan Sivilich and Joel Bohy)
  • A Radiocarbon Enigma (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • Maritime Archaics in Essex Bay: The Saville and Ellis Collections (Mary Ellen Lepionka)
  • Michael E. Roberts: The Rocket Scientist of Preservation Efforts in Massachusetts (Barbara Donohue)
  • A Study of Artifacts from the Collection of Leonard Russell, Danversport, Massachusetts (David McKenna)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 78, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2017

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 78, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • The Tobey Site Revisited (Edwin C. Ballard)
  • Analysis of Flotation Samples from Features 1 and 10, Tobey Site, Rehoboth, Massachusetts (Tonya B. Largy)
  • Speck in Riverview (Mary Ellen Lepionka)
  • A Preliminary Analysis of Polished Pebbles at the Middleboro Little League Site (Rachel Mulroy)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 78, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2017

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 78, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • A Wampum Basket from New England: Discovery of an Account Providing Verification of an Oral Tradition (Marshall C. Becker)
  • Algonquian Shellfish Industries on Cape Ann (Mary Ellen Lepionka)
  • Data Recovery at the Morse Pond Site, Easton, Massachusetts (Jennifer C. Ort)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 77, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2016

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 77, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • A Quantitative Assessment of Stone Relics in a Western Massachusetts Town (Rolf Cachat-Schilling)
  • The Braintree Cache (Scott F. Kostiw)
  • Two Previously Unreported Biface Caches from Southeastern Massachusetts (William E. Moody)
  • Caches or Offerings? Ceremonial Objects from the First Terrace of the Middleborough Little League Site (19-PL-520) (Curtiss Hoffman)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 77, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2016

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 77, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • The Human Hand in Northeastern Rock Art: Communicating with the Spirits (Edward J. Lenik)
  • A Brief Overview of the Bogastowe Fort Dig Project in Millis, Massachusetts, from 2009 to 2012 (Paul C. LaCroix)
  • An Unusual Bone-handled Knife from Martha’s Vineyard (William E. Moody)
  • Not Having the Feare of God Before His Eyes: The Story of Sagamore George (James D. Porter)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 76, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2015

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 76, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • The Boats Site Collection Returns to the East (Grace Bello)
  • A Glacial Erratic “Quarry Boulder” on Martha’s Vineyard (William E. Moody)
  • Changes in the Social, Symbolic and Economic Uses of Wampum in Southern New England as a Result of European Contact (Emily Rux)
  • The Westford Pseudo-Knight (Jeffrey Max Henry)


A Walk Through Time At The Boats Archaeological Site In Dighton, Massachusetts, Grace Bello May 2015

A Walk Through Time At The Boats Archaeological Site In Dighton, Massachusetts, Grace Bello

Honors Program Theses and Projects

No abstract provided.


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 76, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2015

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 76, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • Testing the Stockpiling and Field Stone Clearing Pile Theories (Mary E. Gage)
  • Evidence of a Native American Solar Observatory on Sunset Hill in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Mary Ellen Lepionka and Mark Carlotto)
  • The Restorative Hand and Mind of William S. Fowler (William E. Moody)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 75, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2014

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 75, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

75th Anniversary Issue:

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • The Davis Farm Site, Sudbury, Massachusetts: A Final Report for the Middlesex Group, 1940-1941 (Shirley Blancke)
  • The Faunal Assemblage from the Davis Farm Site (19-MD-160; M-23-26) (Tonya Largy)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 75, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2014

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 75, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • In Memoriam: Eugene Winter (Barbara Brown)
  • A Copper Axe from Kingston (William B. Taylor)
  • A Rare Engraved Obtuse Angle Pipe from Southeastern New England (William Moody)
  • A Richardson Cache from Dighton? (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • It’s About Time and the Paradigm (Edwin C. Ballard)
  • Corrigenda to the Lepionka Article


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 74, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2013

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 74, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • Perry’s Shell Heap, North Truro, Massachusetts: New Insights from Old Archaeological Sites (Lucianne Lavin)
  • Unpublished Papers on Cape Ann Prehistory (Mary Ellen Lepionka)
  • Titicut Mullers (William B. Taylor)
  • The Copper Projectile Points of North Plymouth (Bernard Otto)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 74, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2013

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 74, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • Acorn to Icon: The History of the Pow-Wow Oak in Lowell, Massachusetts (Eugene C. Winter)
  • An Early Colonial Native American Trade Point on Boston Common (Joseph Bagley)
  • A New Type of Scraper (William B. Taylor)
  • The Deeds for Titicut (Ketiticut) Plantation (William B. Taylor)
  • New England Native American Spirit Structures (Mary E. Gage)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 73, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2012

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 73, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • In Memoriam: Jeffrey Boudreau (William Moody)
  • In Memoriam: Jean-Jacques Rivard (Kathryn Fairbanks)
  • Discerning Placemaking: Archaeology and Native Histories of the Den Rock Area, Lawrence and Andover, MA (Edward L. Bell)
  • Shipbuilding on the Upper Taunton River (William B. Taylor)
  • A Context for Studying Rock Piles in Massachusetts (Peter Waksman)
  • An Eastern Agate Basin Component on Martha’s Vineyard (William Moody)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 73, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2012

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 73, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • The Past Is with Us on Third Cliff Beach (Cynthia Krusell)
  • Examination of Bone Harpoon from Third Cliff, Scituate, Massachusetts (Tonya Largy)
  • A Deep Sea Plummet from Carver, MA (William B. Taylor)
  • Looking at Archaeology in New England from Three Feet above the Water (Jonathan K. Patton)
  • A Preliminary Report on Surface Collections and Initial Recovery Efforts on an Archaic Site on the Town Forest Branch Brook, Western Danvers, Massachusetts (David P. McKenna)
  • Whaletail Pendants (William B. Taylor)
  • A Place of Respect for the Robbins Museum (Victoria Rourke-Rooney)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 72, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2011

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 72, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Some Recollections of Mr. Lux. (Michael Shakir Nassaney)
  • Janice Mabel Weeks - an Obituary (David “Bud” Driver)
  • Titicut Greene Points (William B. Taylor)
  • Titicut during the Contact Period (William B. Taylor)
  • A Report on the H.C. Wheeler Collection of Native American Artifacts, Concord Museum, Concord, MA, with Reference to the R.S. Peabody Museum’s Collection, Andover, MA (Shirley Blancke)
  • A Recycled Small Cumberland-Barnes Palaeoindian Biface Projectile Point from Southeastern Connecticut (Mark A. S. McMenamin)
  • A Grooved Gouge from the Middleborough Little League Site (Curtiss Hoffman)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 72, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2011

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 72, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Use-wear Analysis on Artifacts Recovered from the Third Terrace of the Middleborough Little League Site (Susan Jacobucci)
  • A Lithic Analysis of Arkose at the Middleborough Little League Site (Katelyn Cummings)
  • Fire-Cracked Rock Analysis at the Middleborough Little League Site (Matthew Arthur Caerulius)
  • Hobby to History: A Preliminary Analysis of the William Whiting Collection (Jeffrey Moore Jr.)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 71, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2010

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 71, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Recent Examination of a Native American Burial in Nemasket Indian Territory, Southeastern Massachusetts (Joseph N. Waller, Jr.)
  • Archaeology in the Coastal Suburbs: The Cove Terrace Site, Warwick, Rhode Island (Alan Leveillee)
  • The Cobble Hammerstone (Bernard A. Otto)
  • Skug River: The Meaning of a Landscape Name in Andover, Massachusetts (Eugene C. Winter)
  • Titicut Brook Sites (William B. Taylor)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 71, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2010

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 71, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Special Issue: Sacred Landscapes and Skyscapes:

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • A Case for the Use of Above-Surface Stone Constructions in a Native American Ceremonial Landscape in the Northeast (Edwin C. Ballard and James M. Mavor.)
  • Identification and Preliminary Analysis of a Late Woodland Ceremonial Site in Southeastern Massachusetts (Kenneth C. Leonard, Jr.)
  • Integrated Wetland - Dry Land Features with Astronomical Associations (Timothy Fohl)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 70, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2009

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 70, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • In Memoriam: George Stillson
  • A Preliminary Report on the William W. Whiting Collection (Jeff Boudreau)
  • Titicut Ceramics (William B. Taylor)
  • Whetstones Found in Southeastern Massachusetts (William B. Taylor)
  • Middleborough Little League Site: 2009 Report (Curtiss Hoffman)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 70, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2009

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 70, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (Curtiss Hoffman)
  • In Memoriam: Thomas E. Lux (Kathryn Fairbanks)
  • Fire Making Kits (William B. Taylor)
  • From Plow to Trowel, Concord's Dugans Brook Knoll Site Revealed (Martin G. Dudek)
  • Mount Tom Cherts and Associated Lithics, Connecticut Valley, Massachusetts (David Driver and Barbara Calogero)
  • A Stranger in My Field (Donald Gammons)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 69, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2008

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 69, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • On the Archaeology of Stone Piles and a Late Archaic Date from Site SK 155, RI (Alan Leveillee and Mark Lance)
  • Thunderbirds in Southeast MA (William B. Taylor)
  • A Raw Material Cache in Northfield, MA (Christopher L. Donta)
  • Additional PaleoIndian Sites and Finds in Southeast MA (James W. Bradley and Jeff Boudreau)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 69, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2008

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 69, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • Laying the Foundation, Ross Moffett and Cape Cod Archaeology (Francis P. McManamon)
  • Living on the Edge: PaleoIndians on Martha's Vineyard (William Moody)
  • Rethinking Small Stemmed Points (Jeff Boudreau)
  • Transitional Archaic Land Use at Namskaket Marsh, Orleans, MA (Leonard W. Loparto)
  • Taylor Hill, A Middle Woodland Mortuary Site in Wellfleet, MA (James W. Bradley)
  • Woodland Period Occupations at the Willowbend Site, Mashpee, MA (Leslie C. Shaw)
  • In Memoriam: Marie Eteson (Marilyn Crary)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 68, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2007

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 68, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • A Prehistory of Boston Common (Joseph M. Bagley)
  • PaleoIndian Sites and Finds in the Lower Merrimac River Drainage (James W. Bradley)
  • A Preliminary Report on the McWade Site: A Middle Archaic Site on Massachusetts Bay (Jeff Boudreau and Mike McWade)
  • Additional Information on Late Archaic Caches in Essex County (Eugene Winter)
  • A Late Middle Woodland Burial at Seaver Farm (William Taylor)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 67, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2006

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 67, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • An Atlantic Phase Mortuary Feature at the Call Site, Billerica, MA (Eugene Winter)
  • A Review of Transitional Archaic Mortuary Features at the Seaver Farm, Bridgewater, MA (William B. Taylor)
  • Re-assessing Wapanucket: Paleolndians in Southeast MA (James W Bradley and Jeff Boudreau)
  • Hoes, Digging Implements or Heavy Scrapers? (Bernard A. Otto)
  • In Memoriam: Douglas F. Jordan (Eugene Winter and Nicholas Bellantoni)
  • Index to Volumes 61-66, 2000-2005


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 67, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2006

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 67, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • The Flagg Swamp Rockshelter, Marlborough, MA: A Summary (Shirley Blancke and Arthur E. Spiess)
  • The Dugout Canoe Project (Mike Volmar)
  • Adena-related Points from the Titicut Area (William B. Taylor)
  • Unusual PaleoIndian Points from Southeast MA (James W Bradley and Jeff Boudreau)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 66, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2005

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 66, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • The Turners Falls Site: An Early PaleoIndian Presence in the Connecticut River Valley (Timothy l. Binzen)
  • A Re-examination of the Deerfield Industrial Park Survey (Elizabeth Chilton Thomas Ulrich and Niels Rinehart)
  • Debating Bull Brook, 1965 to 1972 (Brian S. Robinson and William Eldridge)
  • The Neponset Site, Locus 4: More Evidence of a Michaud-Neponset Phase Occupation (Christopher Donta)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 66, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2005

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 66, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • Letter from the President (Michael Volmar)
  • An Update on Bifurcate-base Points from the Titicut Area (William B. Taylor)
  • The Whortleberry Hill Site: An Early Holocene Camp in Dracut, MA (Martin G. Dudek)
  • Reflections of the Middle Archaic: A View from Annasnappet Pond (Dianna L. Doucette)
  • The Rubin Farm Site, Norton, MA (Jeff Boudreau)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 65, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Oct 2004

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 65, No. 2, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • A Winged Bannerstone from Maine: Stone and Perishable Archaic Technology (Arthur E. Spiess)
  • Making the Case for the Abbott Complex: The Bird Rock Site, Pelham Bay, NY (Edward J. Kaeser)
  • Probable Early Woodland Fish-Spearing Points from Kingston, MA (Bernard A. Otto)
  • Symbols in Stone, Part Two: Quartz Ceremonial Items from the Little League Site, Middleborough, MA (Curtiss Hoffman)


Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 65, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society Apr 2004

Bulletin Of The Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Vol. 65, No. 1, Massachusetts Archaeological Society

Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society

  • Editor's Note (James W. Bradley)
  • An Early Woodland Period Ceramic Production Feature in Bellingham, MA (Mary Lynne Rainey)
  • A Late Woodland and Contact Period Ceramic Assemblage From the Hartford Avenue Rockshelter, Uxbridge, MA (Duncan Ritchie)
  • The Tall Pines Rockshelter, Clinton, MA and Rockshelter Use During the Late Woodland and Contact Periods (Martin G. Dudek and Craig S. Chartier)
  • A Contact Period Fishing Point of Cow Bone From Grape Island, Boston Harbor, MA (Craig S. Chartier)
  • Native American Settlement in the Upper Housatonic During the Woodland Period (Timothy Binzen)
  • Betty Little: An Appreciation (Dena F. Dincauze)