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Alles Vergeht, Alles Verweht: Orphaned Heritage of Denmark’s Atlantic Wall. (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Camilla Damlund.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "“We Go to Gain a Little Patch of Ground. That hath in it no profit but the name”: Revolutionary Research in Archaeologies of Conflict" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The most obvious enduring evidence of WWII in Denmark is the concrete bunkers dotting the landscape. On the west coast, the structures were part of the enormous chain of bunkers that created the Atlantic Wall. The bunkers remain today and have...

Microwear and the Resolution of Post-Depositional Modification of Danish Underwater Mesolithic Deposits (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Randolph Donahue. Daniela Burroni. Anders Fischer.

It has been shown that the amount of rounding of a dorsal ridge of an unused flake is a good proxy measure for the amount of post-depositional modification by sediment movement. The technique has been applied often by the Lithic Microwear Research Laboratory to assess the suitability of an assemblage for study of tool use. Here, we report on the application of the technique to a unique problem. Orehoved is a port located in southern Denmark. The repositioning of a bridge carrying traffic between...

Preliminary findings of a previously unknown historic site on St. Catherines Island, GA (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Thomas O (1,2) Blaber.

This is a paper/report submission presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Recent excavations on St. Catherines Island, GA have uncovered a previously unknown late 18th to early 19th century site. No historic maps or written accounts report any sites or structures in this area. There have been extremely limited excavations related to any sites dating to this time period on St. Catherines Island and this site may be able to bridge a sizable gap in our...