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An Archeological Overview and Management Plan for the Harry Diamond Laboratories - Blossom Point Test Site (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William Gardner. James L. Nolan. Edward Otter. Joel I. Klein.

This archeological overview and management plan provides a tool which can be used by DARCOM and decision makers at the Harry Diamond Laboratories - Blossom Point Test Site to assist in complying with regulations and procedures relating to historic preservation (Technical Manual 5-801-1, Technical Note No. 78-17, Resource Management; 32 CFR 650.181-850.193; Army Regulation 420-40; Army Regulation 200-1; Army Regulation 200-2; 36 CFR 800). This document summarizes data relating to the area's...


Evaluating Mobility, Monumentality, and Feasting at the Sapelo Island Shell Ring Complex (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Victor Thompson. C. Fred T. Andrus.

Two of the most salient anthropological questions regarding southeastern shell ring sites are related to the season(s) that they were occupied and whether or not the deposits represent monumental constructions and/or feasting remains. This paper addresses these questions through the analysis of growth band of clams (Mercenaria spp.) (N = 620) and stable oxygen isotope ratios of clam and oyster shells (Crassostrea virginica) (N = 58) at the Sapelo Island Shell Ring complex located on the Georgia...