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Archaeological Anthropology

Master's Theses

1980

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An Analysis Of The Faunal Remains From The Schwerdt Site, A Late Prehistoric Encampment In Allegan County, Michigan, Michael J. Higgins Dec 1980

An Analysis Of The Faunal Remains From The Schwerdt Site, A Late Prehistoric Encampment In Allegan County, Michigan, Michael J. Higgins

Master's Theses

Analysis of faunal remains from the Schwerdt site, a fifteenth century encampment on the Kalamazoo River, reveals a temporary late spring occupation with an exploitative strategy aimed primarily at the spawning sturgeon. The position of Schwerdt in a larger subsistence/ settlement system is examined through comparisons with other contemporaneous sites in the southeastern Lake Michigan region. Changes in subsistence strategies on the northern periphery of effective maize agriculture.


A Petrographic Analysis Of Black Mesa, Arizona Ceramics, Elizabeth M. Garrett Aug 1980

A Petrographic Analysis Of Black Mesa, Arizona Ceramics, Elizabeth M. Garrett

Master's Theses

Seven ceramic types from excavated Anasazi sites on Black Mesa were examined petrographically in order: (1) to obtain an accurate description of the geologic tempering m aterial; (2) to determine if specific ceramic types from Black Mesa and the surrounding area share a common area of manufacture; and (3) to compare the tempering material in the ceramics with the mineralogical components in the Wepo and Toreva Formations in order to determine if the ceramic items contain locally available material.

Each of the ceramic types examined appear to have had more than one manufacturing locus. Only Black Mesa Black-on-white has temper ...


The Schwerdt Site (20 Ae 127) Ceramics: A Berrien Phase Ceramic Assemblage In Allegan County, Michigan, Paul W. Mcallister Aug 1980

The Schwerdt Site (20 Ae 127) Ceramics: A Berrien Phase Ceramic Assemblage In Allegan County, Michigan, Paul W. Mcallister

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Formal Analysis Of The Prehistoric Ceramics From Draper Park (20-Sc-40): A Wayne Tradition Occupation On The St. Clair River In Southeastern Michigan, Robert David Hoxie Aug 1980

A Formal Analysis Of The Prehistoric Ceramics From Draper Park (20-Sc-40): A Wayne Tradition Occupation On The St. Clair River In Southeastern Michigan, Robert David Hoxie

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Description And Quantitative Analysis Of Artifacts Recovered From Fort Meigs (1813-1815) Wood County, Ohio, John P. Nass Jr. Apr 1980

A Description And Quantitative Analysis Of Artifacts Recovered From Fort Meigs (1813-1815) Wood County, Ohio, John P. Nass Jr.

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.