Craft Specialization at the East St. Louis Mound Complex

Steven L. Boles, Jenna Ely, Justin Wallace

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Recent excavations at the East Saint Louis Mound Complex yielded over 750,000 lithic items. Within this vast assemblage is evidence of numerous lithic crafting ac-tivities. While some crafting activities were widespread across the site, others were more restricted and specialized. Both utilitarian and status items were produced and cached at the site. The overall lithic assemblage will also be discussed briefly.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMAC 2014 Abstracts
PublisherMidwest Archaeological Conference
StatePublished - 2014
EventMidwest Archaeological Conference - Champaign, IL
Duration: Oct 2 2014Oct 4 2014


ConferenceMidwest Archaeological Conference
CityChampaign, IL


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