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Artifacts from the 1539 Hernando De Soto Potano Encampment

Author(s): Fred White

Year: 2010

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Summary

Digital images of artifacts from the Hernando de Soto encampment with the Potano culture. Artifacts included are late fifteenth century Spanish coins, early sixteenth century seven layer faceted chevron beads, Nueva Cadiz tubular beads, iron crossbow bolts, harquebus lead shot, mail armor, European animal remains, and Alachua Culture lithics and potsherds.

This is an active research project with sensitive data withheld to protect the archaeological resource. Some metadata is confidential and will remain embargoed for a period of 5 years. The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Bureau of Archaeological Research, Master Site File number associated with this project is MR03538.


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Artifacts from the 1539 Hernando De Soto Potano Encampment. Fred White. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State, Bureau of Archaeological Research, Master Site File MR03538. 2010 ( tDAR id: 391006)


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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -800 to 1720


Spatial Coverage

min long: -82.249; min lat: 29.298 ; max long: -82.032; max lat: 29.504 ;

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America