Bottle Creek: A Pensacola Culture Site in South Alabama

Bottle Creek: A Pensacola Culture Site in South Alabama

by Ian W. Brown
     
 

This is the first comprehensive study and analysis of the most important Mississippian mound site on the north-central Gulf coast.See more details below

Overview

This is the first comprehensive study and analysis of the most important Mississippian mound site on the north-central Gulf coast.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817312190
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction to the Bottle Creek Site1
2Out of the Moundville Shadow: The Origin and Evolution of Pensacola Culture27
3A Proposed Construction Sequence of the Mound B Terrace at Bottle Creek63
4Historic Aboriginal Reuse of a Mississippian Mound, Mound L at Bottle Creek84
5Food Plant Remains from Excavations in Mounds A, B, C, D, and L at Bottle Creek103
6The Use of Plants in Mound-Related Activities at Bottle Creek and Moundville114
7Zooarchaeological Remains from Bottle Creek130
8A Functional Comparison of Pottery Vessel Shapes from Bottle Creek156
9The Bottle Creek Microlithic Industry168
10Matting and Pliable Fabrics from Bottle Creek180
11Water Travel and Mississippian Settlement at Bottle Creek194
12Concluding Thoughts on Bottle Creek and Its Position in the Mississippian World205
App. AArchaeological Phases Represented at the Bottle Creek Site227
App. BRadiocarbon Dates Secured at the Bottle Creek Site231
References Cited233
Contributors261
Index265

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