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Mound Summit Archaeology at the Carson site, Coahoma County, Mississippi (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jayur Mehta. David Abbott.

In 2014, the Carson Mounds Archaeological Project (CMAP) excavated a structure on the summit of Mound D. In addition to a cache of Mississippian chisels, or woodworking tools, excavations revealed several rebuilding episodes associated with this structure. Furthermore, a well-fired and compact earthen floor was discovered underneath the daub fall. This presentation focuses on excavations and findings, radiocarbon dates from the structure and Mound D, and also includes a discussion on...

Soil, Soot, and Slag: Using Microartifact Analysis to Understand the Continuing Impacts of Historic Industrial Activity in Detroit, MI (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Hannelore J Willeck.

This is an abstract from the "POSTER Session 3: Material Culture and Site Studies" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Detroit's riverfront area has been a mixed industrial, commercial, and residential neighborhood since the mid 19th century.  Prior to a new housing development in this area, archaeological excavations were conducted in 2014 to investigate a four-block area that once contained a scrap metal processing site and a metal junkyard, both...