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Author Lattanzi, Gregory Denis, 1969- author
Title Archaeology, copper, and complexity in the Middle Atlantic region / Gregory Denis Lattanzi
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2022]
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  E98.C76 L364 2022    AVAILABLE    30530001408020
Descript ix, 111 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-104) and index
1. Introduction: setting the stage -- 2. The Middle Atlantic culture area -- 3. Middle Atlantic geology and native copper sources -- 4. Interaction and meaning in the Middle Atlantic Region -- 5. Archaeological sites examined in the region -- 6. Complexity and copper characterization -- 7. Complexity in the Middle Atlantic Region -- 8. Conclusion: what's next for the Middle Atlantic Region?
"In Archaeology, Copper, and Complexity, Gregory Denis Lattanzi contends that the presence of highly exotic artifacts like copper beads and gorgets in prehistoric burials in the Middle Atlantic region could be representative of the different mechanisms at play within prehistoric ideology, ceremonialism, and ritual"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Indian copperwork -- Middle Atlantic States
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites -- Middle Atlantic States
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Middle Atlantic States
Indians of North America -- Middle Atlantic States -- Antiquities
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Middle Atlantic States
Middle Atlantic States -- Antiquities
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Middle Atlantic States
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