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Excavating Occaneechi Town

Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century Indian Village in North Carolina

Edited by R. P. Stephen Davis Jr., Patrick C. Livingood, H. Trawick Ward, and Vincas P. Steponaitis

Copyright © 1998 by the University of North Carolina Press. All rights reserved. ISBN 0-8078-6503-6 (cd-rom & booklet).


FROM THE CD-ROM / Page: List of Figures, Page Number: vi


List of Figures (Excerpt)

NOTE: This archaeological site report available on CD-ROM contains over1,000full-color photographs and maps, as well as detailed information for over 100,000 analyzed artifacts in an appendix of tables. Only a sampling of what is offered on the CD-ROM is listed here.

Figure1. Distribution of Siouan-speaking peoples in eastern North America(based on Mooney 1894).

Figure 2.Map of the study area locating Occaneechi Island, Occaneechi Town (Fredricks site), and Upper Saratown.

Figure 3. Close-up view of Edward Moseley's 1733 map of North Carolinashowing "Acconeechy I." or Occaneechi Island on Roanoke River.

Figure 4. Close-up view of Edward Moseley's 1733 map of North Carolinashowing "Acconeechy" or Occaneechi Town on Eno River.

Figure 5. Title page from John Lawson's journal (Lawson1709).

Figure 6.John Lawson's description of his 1701 visit to "Achonechy-Town" (Lawson 1709).

Figure 7. Map of the Hillsborough locality.

Figure 8. Excavated sites in the Hillsborough archaeological district.

Figure 9.Selected archaeological sites in northern North Carolina and southern Virginia.

Figure 10. Sq. 280R90 at top of subsoil (view to north).

Figure 11. Sq. 270R90 at top of subsoil (view to north).

Figure 12. (Video available on CD-ROM only.) ArchaeologistTrawick Ward describes how the site of Occaneechi Town was discovered.

Figure 13. Beginning excavation at the Fredricks site in 1983.

Figure 14. Excavating Burial 1.

Figure 15.Aerial view of 1984 excavations at the Wall (foreground) and Fredricks (background) sites.

Figure 16. Aerial view of 1984 excavation.

Figure 17. Excavating plowed soil at the Fredricks site in1984.

Figure 18. Cleaning and photographing burial pits in the cemetery.

Figure 19. Mapping and excavating burials.

Figure 20. Outlining Structure 1 and Feature 9 prior tomapping.

Figure 21. The 1984 archaeological field crew at the Fredricks site.

Figure 22. View of excavations at the Fredricks site in 1985.

Figure 23. Excavating and cleaning archaeological features in 1985.

Figure 24.Cleaning Structure 6 (foreground) and Structure 5 (background) prior to mapping.

Figure 25. The 1985 archaeological field crew at the Fredricks site.

Figure 26. View of excavations at the Fredricks site in 1986.

Figure 27. The 1986 archaeological field crew at the Fredricks site.

Figure 28. Map of areas excavated at the Fredricks site by field season.

Figure 29. Excavating and dry-sifting plowedsoil.

Figure 30. Trowelling the top of subsoil to expose features for mapping.

Figure 31. Cleaning and mapping the top ofsubsoil.

Figure 32. Excavating the fill dirt from anarchaeological feature.

Figure 33. Sluices used to waterscreen soils atthe Fredericks site.

Figure 34. Washing fill dirt from anarchaeological feature to recover artifacts.

Figure 35. View of sluice showing series of1/2-inch, 1/4-inch, and 1/16-inch screens.

Figure 36. Close-up of items recovered bywaterscreening.

Figure 37. Students using a flotation tank toretrieve carbonized plant remains.


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