Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the by Charles C. Jones Jr.

By Charles C. Jones Jr.

A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication

This reissue of Charles Jones's vintage investigations of the Mound developers might be a useful source for archaeologists today.

Long a vintage of southeastern archaeology, Charles Jones'sAntiquities of the Southern Indians used to be a groundbreaking paintings that associated old tribes with prehistoric "antiquities." released in 1873, it predated the paintings of Cyrus Thomas and Clarence Moore and continues to be a wealthy source for contemporary scholars.

Jones was once a pioneer of archaeology who not just excavated very important websites but additionally comparable his findings to different websites, to modern Indians, and to artifacts from different parts. His paintings covers the entire southeastern states, from Virginia to Louisiana, and is famous for its insights into the De Soto excursion and the heritage of the Creek Indians.

Best recognized for refuting the preferred fantasy of the Mound developers, Jones proposed a connection among residing local american citizens of the 1800s and the prehistoric peoples who had created the Southeast's huge earthen mounds. His early examine and tradition comparisons resulted in the eventual dying of the Mound Builder myth.

For this reissue of Jones's e-book, a brand new creation through Frank Schnell areas Jones's paintings within the context of his instances and relates it to present learn within the Southeast. An engagingly written paintings better via a number of maps and engravings, Antiquities of the Southern Indians will serve modern students and fascinate all readers attracted to the region's prehistory.

Frank T. Schnell Jr. is an Archaeologist and Historian on the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia.

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8 and 9. Shell Pins. 10. Soapstone Pill. 11 and 12. Stone Beads. xlvi LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. PLATE VII. ) Figs. 1 and 2. Large Flint Spear-heads. 3 and 5. Flint Daggers. 4. Serrated Flint Sword. PLATE VIII. ) Figs. 1-12. Typical ForIns of Flint Spear-heads. PLATE IX. ) Figs. 1-41. Typical Forrns of Arrow-points. PLATE X. ) Figs. 1-7. Typieal Forms of Grooved Stone Axes. 8. Stone Adze. PI~ATE XI. ) Figs. 1-6. Typical Forms of Polished St:>ue Celts. TE XII. ) Stone Axe from Tennessee. PLATE XIII.

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PLATE XIII. ) Figs. 1-5. Typical Forms of Perforated and Ornanlental or Ceremonial IIatchets. 6. Hammer-Stone. PLATE XIV. ) Fig5. 1-4. Stone Chisels. 5-7. Stone Gouges. 8. Bone Gouge. 9-14. Typical Forms of Stone Scrapers. PLATE XV. ) Figs. 1-9. Flint Knives and Leaf-shapeu Implements. PLATE XVI. ) Fig. 1. Bone Awl. 2-0. Stone Borers. 6-9. Smoothing-Stones. 10. Drift Implement. PLATE XVII. ) Fig. 1. Stone Hoe. 2. Stoue Spade. 3-5. Flint Agricultural Implcluellts. TION~. xlvii PLATE XVIII. ) Figs.

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