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Author Hally, David J.

Title King : the social archaeology of a late Mississippian town in northwestern Georgia / David J. Hally
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The nature of Mississippian society -- The natural, cultural, and historical context of the King Site -- Site excavations -- Domestic architecture -- Public architecture -- Burial descriptions -- Household and community -- Analysis of burial attribute associations -- Artifact co-occurrences -- Artifact co-occurrences among adult males -- Community and polity in northwestern Georgia -- Contents of accompanying compact disc: Appendix A: Description of primary domestic structures; Appendix B: Description of rectangular structures; Appendix C: Burial data; Appendix D: Stratigraphic characteristics of disturbed, intrusive, and multiple burials; Appendix E: Age and sex identification of burials; Appendix F: Burial assignment of grave goods in multiple and intrusive burials; Appendix G: Location of burials; Appendix H: Location of postholes and features
Summary At the time of Spanish contact in AD 1540, the Mississippian inhabitants in north-western Georgia and adjacent portions of Alabama and Tennessee were organized into a number of chiefdoms distributed along the Coosa and Tennessee rivers and their major tributaries. This book is about one such town, known to archaeologists as the King site
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-573) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Community life -- Georgia -- History -- 16th century.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Georgia.
Households -- Georgia -- History -- 16th century.
Indians of North America -- Georgia -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Mississippian culture -- Georgia.
Social archaeology -- Georgia.
Social status -- Georgia -- History -- 16th century.
Spaniards -- Georgia -- History -- 16th century.
King Site (Ga.)
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Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007050784
ISBN 0817316043 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0817354603 (Mixed Media)
081738121X (electronic)
9780817316044 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780817354602 (Mixed Media)
9780817381219 (electronic)