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Another interpretation of Long-Nosed God masks (1991)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5651] Patricia O'Brien.

The following is an interpretation of Long-Nosed God masks. From O'Brien 1991 "Early State Economics: Cahokia, Capital of the Ramey State."


The Archaeology of Hampton Plantation, Glynn County, Georgia

PROJECT [ID: 391025] Scott Butler. Terry G. Powis. The Sea Island Company (Sea Island, Georgia).

A study of Hampton Plantation, located in Glynn County, Georgia. Hampton Plantation was a part of the vast Pierce Butler estate, which also encompassed Butler Island. Approximately 300 enslaved laborers resided at Hampton alone, with another 500 persons at Butler Island. This was one of the largest slave operations ever conducted in the antebellum South. In the fall of 2002, the Sea Island Company contracted with Brockington and Associates, Inc., to carry out intensive Phase II testing at three...


The Archaeology of Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina

PROJECT [ID: 381476] Uploaded by: Meg Moughan

Four reports on date recovery investigations undertaken by Brockington and Associates, Inc., at Palmetto Bluff, near Beaufort, South Carolina. Investigations at sites 38BU1768, 38BU1789, 38BU1791, 38BU1788, and 38BU1804 occurred between 2002 and 2004.


An Archeological Overview and Assessment of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Spencer County, Indiana (1996)

DOCUMENT [ID: 398833] Jeffrey G. Mauck.

During 1994 and 1995 Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. undertook an archeological overview and assessment of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Spencer County, Indiana. This resulting study was designed to provide a regional context and summary description of all known cultural resources within the Memorial. The overview and assessment included a review of past archeological research on Memorial lands and a comprehensive search for pertinent documentary records. The results of this research...


An Archeological Overview and Assessment of the CAR2015 Project at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (2013)

DOCUMENT [ID: 398850] Timothy Schilling.

The Gateway Arch lies at the center of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (JEFF). The Arch is a commemorative feature built by NPS to mark the St. Louis riverfront as a pivotal place in America’s westward expansion. The site was the created by President Franklin Roosevelt by executive order in 19351 and is first place to be recognized under the Historic Sites Act of 1935, which was designed “to preserve for public use historic sites, buildings, and objects of national significance for the...


An Archeological Overview and Assessment of the Ozarks National Scenic Riverways, Missouri (2006)

DOCUMENT [ID: 398830] Fred A. Finney.

In 1964 Congress authorized Ozark National Scenic Riverways (OZAR) and the park was officially established in 1972. It is one of the initial eight wild and scenic rivers designated by the federal government. OZAR encompasses a linear corridor along ca. 241 km (ca. 150 miles) of the Current and Jack Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeast Missouri. The park contains a variety of prehistoric and historic archeological resources. A total of 480 sites are recorded in the files of either...


Big Boy pipe (2010)

IMAGE [ID: 5695] Timothy Pauketat.

This is a pipe figurine dubbed "Big Boy." It was made at Cahokia around AD 1100-1150, but found at Spiro, Oklahoma, in a context dating to around AD 1400. Interpreted as Red Horn or Morning Star by James Brown. Note the long nose god mask earrings.


Birdman - more bird than man (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5670] Phillip Phillips. Brown James.

This is an illustration and description of a shell exhibiting the Birdman from Spiro. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 303.


Birdman cup (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5676] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is a description and illustration of a shell cup from Spiro depicting the birdman. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 298.


Birdman cup fragments (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5673] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is an illustration and description of two fragments of a shell cup depicting the birdman. From Spiro, Oklahoma. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 301.


Birdman gorget (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5666] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is a description and illustration of a shell gorget from Spiro. This gorget has birdman imagery in the Braden style. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 147.


Birdman images on shell cups (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5655] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is a description and illustration of birdman imagery on shell cups. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 170.


Birdman on shell (2007)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5660] F. Kent Reilly.

This is an illustration of the birdman on a shell cup from Spiro. Reilly interprets this image as the Morning Star. From Reilly 2007 "The Petaloid Motif: A Celestial Symbolic Locative in the Shell Art of Spiro."


Birdman on shell cup, lower body (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5675] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is a description and illustration of the birdman on a shell cup from Spiro. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 299.


Birdman shell cup (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5672] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is an illustration and description of a shell cup depicting a birdman from Spiro. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 302.


Birdman shell fragments (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5669] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is a description and illustration of several shell fragments with birdman imagery from Spiro. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 304.


Birdman with mostly human attributes (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5674] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is a description and illustration of a shell cup with a birdman from Spiro. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 300.


Cemvr-Od-P-393630 - IDOT - Stp-32-1(')--21-31-PIN 95-31080-1 - Sec. 1, T89N-R2E Primary Roads Within Dubuque NW Arterial - IA 32 Extended from JF Kennedy Rd to IA 386 - Adverse Effects on 13Db493 & 13Db497 - Data Recovery Summary (2000)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 363176] David Stanley. David W. Benn.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Constantine Rafinesque and the Canton Site, a Mississippian Town in Trigg County, Kentucky (1995)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 83840] Charles B. Stout. R. Barry Lewis.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Copper plate depicting Red Horn (2010)

IMAGE [ID: 5714] Uploaded by: Jacob Skousen

This is an image of a copper plate from Dunklin County, Missouri, dates between 1200 and 1400. Interpreted to be Birdman, Morning Star, or Red Horn by James Brown (2004, The Cahokian Expression: Creating Court and Cult. In Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand, Art Institute of Chicago). Image from smmercury.com


Copper plate with birdman (2010)

IMAGE [ID: 5690] Timothy Pauketat.

This is an image of a copper plate depicting two dancers from Union County Illinois. Interpreted by James Brown as the birdman (In "The Cahokian Expression," Hero, Hawk and Open Hand, 2004, The Art Institute of Chicago). Image from flickr.com.


Copper repousee plates showing birdman 2 (2007)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5652] James Brown.

This is an illustration of several copper plates depicting the birdman theme. From Brown 2007 "On the Identity of the Birdman within Mississippian Period Art and Iconography."


Copper repousse plates showing birdman 1 (2007)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5656] James Brown.

This is an illustration of several copper plates showing the birdman. From Brown 2007 "On the Identity of the Birdman within Mississippian Period Art and Iconography."


Cosmology in the New World

PROJECT [ID: 4670] Santa Fe Institute.

This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.


Court-card birds in "copper" style (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5662] Phillip Phillips. James Brown.

This is an illustration and description of bird-man like images on an engraved shell from Spiro. From Phillips and Brown 1978, Plate 165.1.

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