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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...