Chronological Implications and External Connections within East St. Louis Ceramics

Sarah E. Harken, Alleen M. Betzenhauser, Ross Brady, Alexandra Freyer

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The recent excavations at East St. Louis conducted by ISAS resulted in the recovery of nearly 500,000 ceramic items weighing over 3 tons. The majority of the mate-rial is consistent with local pottery dating to the Terminal Late Woodland through early Mississippian period (AD 900-1300). However, several vessels appear to be non-local items or manufactured in non-local styles on local pastes. We give a brief overview of the ceramic assemblage, highlighting those vessels that may contribute to the refinement of the regional chronology as well as more unusual items such as effigies and engraved sherds.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMAC 2014 Abstracts
StatePublished - 2014


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