Colonoware Examined: Another Heritage Remembered

Submitted by Karen Denham Downen, BFA, MHP (Graduate Certificate in Native American Studies Potter, Educator and Preservationist)

Colonoware Examined: Another Heritage Remembered is now available for purchase. All proceeds are used to fund activities and publications of the Conference on Historic Site Archaeology.

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Topics in this volume include:

Chapter 1:  Clay Technologies and Regional Cultural Interactions

Chapter 2:  Beginnings of African American Archaeology and Identification of Slave Made Pottery

Chapter 3:  Colonoware Repositories and Examination of Colonoware Shards

Chapter 4:  Replication Tests

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This historical archaeology series is made possible by membership funds from the Conference on Historic Site Archaeology. The series emphasizes the publication of theses at the Masters and PhD levels, as well as other contributions to knowledge. These volumes are distributed at low cost as a contribution to research in historical archaeology. Those interested in publishing in this series should contact Stan South at the University of South Carolina at 1321 Pendleton Street, Columbia, South Carolina.

 This forty-ninth volume was contributed by Karen Denham Downen on her examination of Colonoware, a pottery type of great interest to historical archaeologists and others interested in that ware. It was conducted as an Independent Study for the Masters Degree in Heritage Preservation at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, Richard Laub, Director.

 Stanley South, Publisher

Volumes in Historical Archaeology: No. 49

Colonoware Examined: Another Heritage Remembered

An Overview of Past and Current Research on South Carolina and Georgia Colonoware: Including Initial Assessment of Representative, Excavated Pottery and Shards and Comparison with known Ceramic Technology

By: Karen Denham Downen

A series funded through the Conference on Historic Site Archaeology, published by STANLEY SOUTH, Research Division, The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, The University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2010.

Volumes in Historical Archeology, 49, is available for purchase. The cost is $20.00, make checks payable to: The University of South Carolina (Reference: account z100)

Mail to: Stan South SCIAA, 1321 Pendleton Street, Columbia, SC 29208 (ALL proceeds go to fund future activities of the conference and future publications).