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Bilbo (9CH4) and Delta (38JA23) [electronic resource] : late Archaic and early Woodland shell mounds at the mouth of the Savannah River / Morgan R. Crook, Jr. ; with contributions by Steven Hale [and others].

Author/Creator:
Crook, Morgan R.
Publication:
Carrollton, Ga. : University of West Georgia, Department of Publications and Printing, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 96 pages) : illustrations, maps, black and white photographs
Series:
Occasional papers in cultural resource management ; no. 17.
Occasional papers in cultural resource management ; no. 17

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Other Title:
Bilbo and Delta
Biblo & Delta
Subjects:
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Savannah River Valley (Ga. and S.C.).
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Georgia.
Bilbo Shell Mound (Savannah, Ga.).
Delta Shell Mound (S.C.).
Savannah River (Ga. and S.C.) -- Antiquities.
Kitchen-middens -- Savannah River Region (Ga. and S.C.).
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This report summarizes the results of the archaeological investigations, conducted as archaeological field schools through the University of West Georgia, at two prehistoric Native American sites located at the mouth of the Savannah River, 21km from the Atlantic Ocean. These projects were undertaken with two interconnected goals. As part of the undergraduate curriculum for anthropology majors, student training in basic archaeological field methods was seen as an important component. Only through directed fieldwork can students achieve an understanding of the processes involved in the discovery, recovery, and interpretation of new information. The archaeological sites themselves, however, were of paramount importance and the field research was designed to address basic questions about the archaeological record of each site. The training of undergraduate students, both in the field and in the laboratory, was simply one element of the research design.
Notes:
Sponsored by Cultural Resources Section, Office of Environment and Location, Georgia Dept. of Transportation and Waterways Section, Office of Intermodal Programs, Georgia Dept. of Transportation.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-96).
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hale, Steven. , Contributor
Georgia. Office of Environment/Location.
Other format:
Print version: Crook, Morgan R., Jr. Bilbo and Delta.
OCLC:
940966607