Friday, May 9, 2014

OSU Student Adventures in Collections: Part 8

Sunwatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park. Image courtesy of the Ohio Historical Society Archaeology Blog.
Sunwatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park.
Image courtesy of the Ohio Historical Society Archaeology Blog.
April 17, 2014.
Lauryn Platt, guest blogger on the Ohio Historical Society Archaeology Blog, has written another post in the series of OSU Student Adventures in Collections telling about her experiences as an Anthropology student at the Ohio State University and analyzing an assemblage from the Proctorville Village Site through her laboratory class with Dr. Deanna Grimstead,
Lauryn Platt has written three other posts in the series; Part 2, Part 4, and Part 5.

"While I concluded that the Fort Ancient people didn’t need nails for building (as I will explain in a little bit), OHS has confirmed that nails were in fact European introduced. The presence of nails suggests that there may have been an old building on the site that was being excavated."
To read the full post, click here.
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