Did you know that Cahokia was the largest population density north of Mexico until Philadelphia in the 1800’s? And that trading reached far and wide, all the way to the Mill Cove complex in what is now now Jacksonville Florida? Join Dr. Keith Ashley, University of North Florida Assistant Professor of Archaeology as he shares recent findings unearthed from Northeast Florida in a fascinating tale that can only be told through the intersections of meticulous digging, chemical and physical analyses, history, and collaborative top-notch sleuthing.
Science On Tap – Jax meets the second Wednesday of the month 6:30 PM at Intuition Aleworks and is open to the public. Brought to you by Museum of Science and History, Jacksonville University, and Onsite Environmental Consulting.
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Research articles discussed in video
Ashley et al. FORAGER INTERACTIONS ON THE EDGE OF THE EARLY MISSISSIPPIAN WORLD: NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS OF OCMULGEE AND ST. JOHNS POTTERY