study of material remains to learn about past cultures.
careful and scientific unearthing of material remains that archaeologists
plant material, such as grass, used to roof Mississippian houses.
defensive enclosure around a village.
of burned plant material - such as wood, nuts, or corn.
first Indians in Indiana lived during this cultural period.
clay used as plaster on house walls made of wattle.
prehistoric cultural period represented at the Hovey Lake site.
take care of archaeological sites and materials.
10. Object made
or modified by humans.
11. To list and
describe artifacts and the locations where they were collected.
cultural period from 8,000 B.C. to 750 B.C.
used by archaeologists to determine the age of an artifact or feature.
cultural period from 750 B.C. to A.D. 1,000.
tool used by archaeologists in the careful unearthing of cultural remains.
before written records.
weapon tipped with a projectile point.
place where human activity occurred.
central open area in Mississippian villages.
10. A type of stone
used to make projectile points.