East Florida Coast

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R17b

Misc. rim sherd ext stamped, ceramic. Excavated 1963.

This piece of pottery was excavated in 1963 from a burial mound found just outside of Oak Hill in Volusia County. The piece was found with a variety of pottery and shell items and is estimated to be from 850-1000 A.D.

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R22a

Busycon contrarium conrad shell, organic. Excavated 1963.

This shell was excavated in 1963 from a burial mound found just outside of Oak Hill in Volusia County. The piece was found with a variety of pottery and shell items and is estimated to be from 850-1000 A.D.

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R22a

Bone handle, organic. Excavated 1958.

This bone handle was excavated in 1958 from a large Indian shell midden at Green Mound, located just southeast of Daytona Beach. The piece was found with a variety of pottery, shell and worked bone items and is estimated to be from 160-840 A.D.

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R22a

Racoon, left mandible fragment with molars, organic. Excavated ca 1960.

This mandible was excavated ca 1960 from a burial mound known as Turtle Mound, located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The piece is undated.

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R22a

Antler base, worked, organic. Excavated ca 1960.

This antler was excavated ca 1960 from a burial mound known as Turtle Mound, located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The antler is a worked piece, meaning the bone was shaped into a tool or object useful by the individual who carved it. The piece is undated.

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R22a

Amphibian cranium, organic. Excavated ca 1960.

This skull was excavated ca 1960 from a burial mound known as Turtle Mound, located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The piece is undated.

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R22a

Mussel shells (4) with red ochre. Excavated 1956-1957.

These shells were excavated during two digs between 1956 and 1957. The excavation took place at Castle Windy Midden, which is located 12 miles southeast of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. These shells were found with other shells varying in shape and size. These shells are estimated to be from 1000-1350 A.D.