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,David W. Chas
The quick Creek humans, established in Georgia and surrounding states from A.D. a hundred to seven-hundred, are top identified from their pottery, which was once embellished sooner than firing with appealing paddle-stamped designs--some of the main difficult and engaging within the world.
Comprehensive in scope, this quantity info the invention of this tradition, summarizes what's recognized approximately it this present day, and indicates how persevered advancements within the assortment and research of archaeological info are advancing our wisdom of this extinct society.
Although they be aware of not anything of quick Creek language and little approximately its society, archaeologists have amassed worthwhile information regarding the
economic ideas of fast Creek population. What archaeologists understand most sensible, although, is that the speedy Creek humans have been the superior wooden carvers the area has noticeable, and their pottery will stand as their lasting legacy all the time. This ebook provides and preserves their legacy.
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A World Engraved: Archaeology of the Swift Creek Culture 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,David W. Chas