Early 16th century (Temporal Keyword)

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Blackbeard's Beads: An Analysis And Comparison of Glass Trade Beads From The Shipwreck 31CR314 (BUI0003) Queen Anne's Revenge Site Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kimberly Urban.

In 1717, the French slaver La Concorde de Nantes was captured by pirates and renamed the Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR). It is believed that the pirates removed the enslaved Africans before taking the ship. However, some scholars believe the pirates sold the slaves in North Carolina. One marker of a ships involvement in the slave trade are beads. Physical examination of beads is used to determine the date and country of manufacture and used to correlate a ships involvement in the trade. Thus far,...

Highbourne Cay Shipwreck Revisited: 2015 Field Season and Preliminary Assessment (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nicholas C. Budsberg. Charles D Bendig. Samuel P Turner. Chuck T Meide.

Previous investigations on the Highbourne Shipwreck in 1986 revealed key construction features that were backfilled for preservation. In May, 2015, a team of archaeologists returned to assess the site, and to answer reflexive questions regarding the effectiveness of partial excavations and backfill techniques. This new examination includes a pre-disturbance photogrammetry model, and limited shovel testing along previously excavated areas. Preliminary results discussed within this paper indicate...

The Origins of the Caribbean ‘Diaspora’: Archaeological Signatures of Forced Transfer of Indigenous Peoples in the Early Colonial Caribbean (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Marlieke Ernst. Andrzej Antczak. Corinne Hofman.

This paper focuses on the enslavement and displacement of indigenous peoples in early 16th century Caribbean. Historical sources mention the transfer of Amerindian and African enslaved peoples between different areas of Spanish Caribbean since Columbus’ landfall in 1492. Important sites of destination were the gold mines around Concepción de la Vega (Hispaniola) and the pearl fisheries of Nueva Cádiz (Cubagua), where colonial multicultural societies were created. Intercultural encounters...