Shell Gorgets: Styles of the Late Prehistoric and Protohistoric Southeast

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Engraved shell gorgets are found throughout prehistoric southeastern North America. The artistic sophistication of these gorgets lends itself to the senstive stylistic and chronological analysis offered here. In part one of this volume, the gorgets are classified into styles; in part two, described archaeological sites are analyzed for associations and chronology; and in part three, information about the gorgets is correlated with other artifactual evidence, and patterns of intersite distribution are examined for ...

Shell Gorgets: Styles of the Late Prehistoric and Protohistoric Southeast 2004, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University..., Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780873658126

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