Stone gorget from Buncombe County, North Carolina, ca. AD 200.
About this photograph
Ward, H. Trawick, and R. P. Stephen Davis, Jr. 1999. Time Before History: The Archaeology of North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. [Figure 5.7.]
- Date created
- Buncome County
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- Intrigue of the Past: Lesson plans and essays for teachers and students explore North Carolina's past before European contact. Designed for grades four through eight, the web edition of this book covers fundamental concepts, processes, and issues of archaeology, and describes the peoples and cultures of the Paleoindian, Archaic, Woodland, and Mississippian periods. (Page 1.4)
- Observation and inference: In their study of observation and inference, students will use activity sheets and coins to differentiate between observation and inference through a problem-solving approach, and demonstrate their knowledge by analyzing an archaeological artifact and creating their own observation-inference statements.
- Search LEARN NC for American Indians, archaeology, artifacts, Buncombe County, gorgets, and North Carolina.
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