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Identifier: journalofacademy2101acad
Title: Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Year: 1817 (1810s)
Authors: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Subjects: Natural history
Publisher: [Philadelphia : The Academy]
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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f occurrence, asdescribed by Mr. Moore, their practical identity with other specimens found in as-sociation with original burials in a number of mounds, and their relations techni-cally with some of the ordinary varieties of earthenware seem to sufficiently estab-lish their status as an integral part of the native art of Florida. They were con-fined to a deposit occupying a considerable area on the side of the mound, but nonewere at a greater depth than 12 inches beneath the surface. Nothing was found inassociation with them, but a little higher on the mound at a corresponding depthwas an ornament of sheet gold and near this a similar object of sheet silver. Inanother part of the mound and near the surface were found in association an ironaxe and a stone hatchet. This evidence together with that furnished by the shal-lowness of burial and the fresh appearance of the articles furnish conclusive proofof a comparatively recent origin. 16 JOURN. A. N. S. PHILA., VOL. X. 126 EARTHENWARE OF

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Fig. 15. Ladel-like form, possibly intended to represent a bivalve mollusk.

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bookid:journalofacademy2101acad bookyear:1817 bookdecade:1810 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Academy_of_Natural_Sciences_of_Philadelphia booksubject:Natural_history bookpublisher:_Philadelphia___The_Academy_ bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Institution_Libraries booksponsor:Biodiversity_Heritage_Library bookleafnumber:131 bookcollection:biodiversity BHL Collection BHL Consortium

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