By Mark Williams, Daniel T. Elliott, Rebecca Saunders, Alan Marsh, Buddy Calvin Jones, D. Keith Stephenson, Daniel T. Penton, Betty A. Smith, Douglas Sun, Frankie Snow, Jennifer Freer-Harris, Judith A. Bense, Karl T. Steinen, Keith Ashley, Louis Daniel Tesar
This significant precis of the present country of archaeological learn at the rapid Creek tradition is the 1st finished assortment ever released about the quick Creek people.The speedy Creek humans, based in Georgia and surrounding states from A.D. a hundred to seven-hundred, are top recognized from their pottery, which used to be adorned sooner than firing with appealing paddle-stamped designs--some of the main problematic and engaging within the world.Comprehensive in scope, this quantity information the invention of this tradition, summarizes what's recognized approximately it this day, and indicates how endured advancements within the assortment and research of archaeological info are advancing our wisdom of this extinct society.Although they comprehend not anything of speedy Creek language and little approximately its society, archaeologists have accrued important information regarding the commercial ideas of speedy Creek population. What archaeologists understand top, although, is that the quick Creek humans have been the very best wooden carvers the realm has obvious, and their pottery will stand as their lasting legacy all the time. This booklet provides and preserves their legacy.
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Extra info for A World Engraved: Archaeology of the Swift Creek Culture
The Lamar Institute Swift Creek Conference took place on May 28 and 29, 1993, at Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia. The detailed conversations of the conference were taped, transcribed, and recently published by the Lamar Institute for those who wish additional details about Swift Creek. The attendees at the conference included the following archaeologists: David Anderson, Keith Ashley, Judy Bense, Dave Davis, Dan Elliott, Rita Elliott, Ricardo Fernandez-Sardine, Jennifer Freer, David Hally, Bennie Keel, Teresa Paglione, Dan Penton, David Phelps, Rebecca Saunders, Betty Smith, Don Smith, Frankie Snow, Karl Steinen, Keith Stephenson, James Stoltman, Mark Williams, Dean Wood, and Jack Wynn.
Bense 247 15. Swift Creek in a Regional Perspective David G. Anderson 274 References Cited 301 Contributors 339 Index 343 Page ix Figures and Tables Figures 1-1. Primary distribution of sites with Swift Creek ceramics 6 1-2. Selected Swift Creek designs drawn by Bettye Broyles 8 1-3. Location of selected Swift Creek sites 9 2-1. Excavation crew for Swift Creek site 16 4-1. Possible Swift Creek shrines in northern Georgia 39 6-1. Illustration of a variety of designs recovered from many sites in the Lower Ocmulgee River valley 64 6-2.
D. 1100). One of the most important discoveries, however, was evidence of a culture of people who used carved wooden paddles to produce elaborate designs on their clay pots. The newly defined culture was named after its type site: Swift Creek. Since its initial discovery by the black women of the WPA, evidence of the Swift Creek culture has been found throughout Georgia and into Florida. Work by the WPA women continued until the winter of 1937. At the termination of excavations about three-fifths of Mound A was standing, and project supervisors were hopeful that future excavations would yield more knowledge about this new archaeological culture.