Accession Number:

ADA155047

Title:

Prehistoric Agricultural Communities in West Central Alabama. Volume 1. Excavations in the Lubbub Creek Archaeological Locality.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1979-1983,

Corporate Author:

MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR MI DEPT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

430.0

Abstract:

The excavations conducted in the Lubbub Archaeological Locality examined in detail a Mississippian period settlement located on the Tombigbee River, in Pickens County, Alabama. Work at the site was carried out by the University of Michigan between 1978 and 1979. Nearly 25,000 square meters of the site were excavated, uncovering a mound, Mississippian house sites, features, and post-holes. Detailes analyses were carried out on the lithic, ceramic, faunal, floral and human skeletal materials recovered from the site. Site community patterns are described and compared to other Mississippian period sites in Alabama. Contents Introduction to the research in the Lubbub Creek Archaeological Locality Environmental Background Culture and Chronology in the Lubbub Creek Archaeological Locality An overview of Research in the Lubbub Creek Archaeological Locality pre-Mississippian Communities Summerville I-II Fortifications The Summerville Mound The Summerville I Community The Summerville II and III Community The Summerville IV Community The Historic Components Summary and Conclusions Continuity and Change in a Small Mississippian Community.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE