Accession Number:

ADA155048

Title:

Prehistoric Agricultural Communities in West Central Alabama. Volume 2. Studies of Material Remains from 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:

493.0

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. Detailed 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 Classification of Ceramics An Analysis of Lithic Materials Floral Remains Analysis, Synthesis, and Interpretation of Faunal Remains Molluscan Remains and Shell Artifacts Biocultural Analysis of Human Skeletal Remains from the Lubbub Creek Archaeological Locality.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE