Experimental Archaeology

Skills

• Undertook analysis of ceramic thickness, coloration patterns, and firing techniques of sherds from Archaic-period American Indians from Georgia

• Developed an experimental archaeology proposal, fired ceramics, operated a thermocouple

• Conducted library research to obtain archeological information for experiment report

• Explored theoretical issues concerning identification of communities of practice and novices in the material record

Recreation of Southeastern U.S. Archaic ceramics done as part of the American Museum of Natural History‘s St. Catherines Island Archaeological Project. and Matthew Sanger‘s doctoral research

902605_1950357393657_1983689779_ophoto by Emma Gilheany

901759_1950358713690_220029456_ophoto by Emma Gilheany

IMG_2974photo by EAS

IMG_2980photo by EAS

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