South Carolina Antiquities 
Society Journal

South Carolina Antiquities is the scholarly journal published by the ASSC since 1969. The journal contains contributed papers, book reviews and other information on the prehistoric and historic archaeology of South Carolina and adjacent states.  The journal includes articles on related subjects that are of interest to the general public, avocational and professional archaeologists.

The journal is mailed to ASSC members annually. Back issues of the journal are available for download or purchase. Volumes are placed online five years after publication.


Call for Papers


Society members are invited to contribute articles to all of the Society publications.  Submit your research articles or notes from the field to the Journal Editor. Submissions to the journal are subject to peer review. Manuscripts submitted for review should conform to the style guide published in American Antiquities (April 1983, vol. 48, no. 2). Figures should be submitted as individual .jpg files with a minimum of 300 dpi. Keep in mind that the journal is printed in B&W.

South Carolina Antiquities also includes book reviews relevant to the practice of archaeology in the Carolinas and the surrounding area.  A number of books are available for review upon request.

Barthel-Boucher, Diane (2013). Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.
                   
Byers, A. Martin, and DeeAnne Wymer, Eds. (2010). Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.
 
Duell, Charles (2011). Middleton Place: A Phoenix Still Rising. Middleton Place Foundation and the University of South Carolina Press. 

Gleeson, David T. and Simon Lewis, Eds. (2012). Ambiguous Anniversary: The Bicentennial of the International Slave Trade Bans. Columbia, SC: USC Press.

Hein, George E. (2012). Progressive Museum Practice: John Dewey and Democracy. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.


Jackson, Antoinette (2012). Speaking for the Enslaved: Heritage Interpretation at Antebellum Plantation Sites.
Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.

King, Adam, Ed. (2007). Southeastern Ceremonial Complex: Chronology, Content, Context. Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama.
              

Leone, Mark P. (2010). Critical Historical Archaeology. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.


Marcoux, Jon (2012) The Cherokees of Tuckaleechee Cove. Ann Arbor: Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan.  


Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth and K. Ann Horsburgh (2012). DNA for Archaeologists. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.


Matthews, Christopher (2010). The Archaeology of American Capitalism. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.


        Pacock, Evan (2005). Mississippi Archaeology Q & A. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

        
Phillips, Caroline and Harry Allen, Eds. (2010). Bridging the Divide: Indigenous Communities and Archaeology into the 21st Century.
                Walnut Creek:Left Coast Press.

Pepe, Peter and Joseph W. Zarzynski (2012). Documentary Filmmaking for Archaeologists. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.


Peres, Tonya M (2014). Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology.  Gainesville: University Press of Florida.


Seigler, Robert S. (1997) A Guide to Confederate Monuments in South Carolina. Columbia, SC: SC Department of Archives and History and USC Press.


Taberner, Aimee L. (2012). Cultural Property Acquisitions: Navigating the Shifting Landscape. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.


Tuten, James (2010). Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Fall of the South Carolina Rice Kingdom. Columbia, SC: USC Press.



Back issues of South Carolina Antiquities


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M. J. Green, Editor. Paleo Evidence in Marion County, T. J. Edwards; The Amateur Archeologist, J. L. Michie; Stirring Up Local Interest, T. J. Edwards; Beveled Points, J. L. Michie.  Mar 17, 2013, 7:24 PM Jodi Barnes
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M. J. Green, Editor. Origins of the Catawba Indians, W. E. Jones.  Mar 17, 2013, 7:28 PM Jodi Barnes
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E. G. Waddell, Editor. Slight of Hand, T. J. Edwards; It's the Real Thing, W. D. Wood; A Ceramic Sequence for the Coastal Plain, E. G, Waddell.  Mar 17, 2013, 7:26 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. L. Michie, Editor. The Edgefield Scraper, J. L. Michie; A Cache of Projectile Points from Bamberg County, A. R. Paler.  Mar 17, 2013, 7:32 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. L. Michie, Editor. ArcheoPogical Indications for Sea Level 3,500 Years Ago, J. L. Michie; Burin-Faceted Dalton Point From Central SC, J. L Michie; Trade of the Lower Creeks in the Pre-Revolution Era. E. M. Mann.  Mar 17, 2013, 8:05 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. L. Michie, Editor. No. 1. Excavations at Marett Mound, Edisto Island, M. B. Trinkley; Excavations at the Spanish Mount Shell Midden, Edisto Island, D. R. Sutherland; A Second Burial from the Daw's Island Shell Midden (38BU91), J. L. Michie. No. 2. Issue 2. Prehistoric Mica Mines in the Southern Appalachians, L. Ferguson. Excavations at Thom’s Creek (38LX2), M. B. Trinkley  Mar 17, 2013, 8:18 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. L. Michie, Editor. No. 1. Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on SC Archeology; No. 2. Fort Congaree on the Carolina Frontier, D. G. Anderson; The Necessity of Problem-Orientation in Archeological Excavations, M. B. Trinkley   Mar 17, 2013, 8:30 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on South Carolina Archeology.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:01 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. Excavation of Coker Spring, Aiken, J. W. Joseph; Historical Research for Archeologists, E. B. Bull.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:01 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. No. 1. Contemporary Patterns of Material Culture, S. South; Dr. William Blanding and the History of SC Archeology, W. R. Ferrell; The Brown's Ferry Vessel, R. L Wilbanks; Lithic Material Sources and Types in SC, L. Novick. No. 2. Testing at the Edenwood Site, 38LX135, J. L. Michie; Investigations at Two Sites on the Broad and Congaree Rivers, A. C. Goodyear & D. J. Colquhoun.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:02 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. Excavations in the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, D. G. Anderson & S. R. Claggett  Mar 30, 2013, 8:04 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. Corps of Engineers Projects, W. Marquardt; A Savannah Burial from the Lewis Creek Site, GA, W. Neighbors & T. A. Rathbun.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:05 PM Jodi Barnes
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Jeremy-Pee Dee Ceramic Series along the SC Coast, M. B. Trinkley; A Site on the Savannah River Phase near Rocky Ford, GA, A. Bartsch; Human Remains As Archeological Resources, T. A.Rathbun.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:06 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. Excavations at the Gregg Shoals Site, Elbert Co., GA, V. A. Tippett & W. H. Marquardt; Sara South of the Border, J. H. Wilson; Excavations at 38LU107, Rabon Creek Watershed, W. D. Wood & T. H. Gresham; Square Type Meeting House of MA and SC, S. M. Straight; Archaeology of Tenancy in the SE, D. G. Anderson & J. Muse; Cremated Human Remains from the Bluff Site, Daufuskie Island, M. C. Taylor.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:06 PM Jodi Barnes
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W. Neighbors, Ed. Pinckney Island Survey: Cord-marked Pottery, C. O. Bradley; St. Catherines Pottery from Callawassie Island, Beaufort Co., M. J. Brooks; Early Woodland Ceramic Typology of the Second Refuge Site, Jasper Co., L. Lepionka; Ceramic Sequence from Mattassee Lake Sites, D. G. Anderson; Ceramics of the Central SC Coast, M. Trinkley; Deep Creek Ceramics from the Inner Coastal Plain, L. M. Drucker; Excavations at the Mulberry Site, C. Merry & S. Pekrul; Whites Creek, H. T. Ward; Hillsboro & Caraway Series of NC, J. H. Wilson; Wachesaw & Kimbel Series, M. Trinkley.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:07 PM Jodi Barnes
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N. Honerkamp & M. Zierden, Eds. Special Issue, Archaeological Approaches to Urban Society: Charleston, SC.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:08 PM Jodi Barnes
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C. DePratter, Ed. Archaeology at Elfe Plantation, M. Trinkley; Ashley Plantation, R. Brooks; Slave Settlement & Community Patterns along the Cooper River, L. Ferguson; Rural-Urban Connections in the Lowcountry, M. Zierden; Directions for Research on Southern Plantations, A. Friedlander; Edgefield Potters: The Landrums of Pottersville, J. L. Holcombe & Fred E. Holcombe.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:10 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. Archaic Stage Change at the Nipper Creek Site, Richland Co., R. Y. Wetmore; Archaeology of Task Labor, J. W. Joseph; Plantation Ideology & the Archaeology of Racism: Tanner Road Site, Berkeley Co., David W. Babson; Status Patterning & Recycling Behavior on Richmond Hill Plantation, Georgetown Co., J. L. Michie.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:10 PM Jodi Barnes
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C. Judge, Ed. Special Issue: Public Involvement in Archaeology.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:11 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. Bottle Glass/Ceramic Comparison: A Tool for Comparing Socioeconomic Status Levels, P. H. Garrow; History of Pottery Manufacture in Edgefield District's Big Horse Creek Section, J. L. Holcombe & F. E. Holcombe; Prehistoric Settlement in the Aiken Plateau, K. E. Sassaman.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:13 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. A Large Biface from the Phil Neeley Site, Bamberg Co., A. C. Goodyear; A Point-Bar Site on the South Edisto River, M. J. Brooks; Bioturbation & Gravity as a Potential Site Formation Process, J. L. Michie.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:13 PM Jodi Barnes
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1991 – Volume 23 K. Sassaman, Ed. Investigations at the Federal Correctional Institution, Estill, HamptonCounty, C. H. LeeDecker & B. Resnick; Barbacoas & Food& Tribute Storage in the Late Mississippian, C. Judge; Adaptive Flexibility in the Morrow Mountain Phase of the Middle Archaic, K. E. Sassaman; Early Research onAlkaline-Glazed Pottery, S. South.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:14 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. Copperhead Hollow: Upland Conditions in the Piedmont, J. D. Gunn & J. E. Foss; Cemetery Hill: John C. Calhoun’s Pre-Emancipation African Americans, C. Cowan-Ricks; Slaves & Textile Manufacture: Howell Site, Richland County, M. D. Groover; Struggle for the Frontier: New Windsor Township, D. C. Crass & B. R. Penner.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:15 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman & C. Steen, Eds. It's More Than Just Paying Dues, G. S. Lewis; Introduction to Special Anniversary Issue, C. Steen; History of the ASSC, J. L. Michie; 25 Years of Prehistoric Archaeology, D. G. Anderson; Early Prehistoric Peoples of SC, A. C. Goodyear; Middle and Late Archaic Archaeology, K. E. Sassaman; Woodland, Mississippian, and Protohistoric Periods, C. B. DePratter; Historical Archaeology, M. Zierden; The Exploratory Period, S. South; The British Colonial Period, Carl Steen; The Early American Period & Nineteenth Century, J. W. .Joseph, The Future, B. E. Rippeteau; The Future, D. G. Anderson.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:16 PM Jodi Barnes
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African-American Gravestone Art & Mortuary Beliefs in Aiken Co., M. A Cabak; The Archaeology of the Pruitt House Site, M. S. Shumate; Lime Kilns in Laurens Co., C. A. Niewendorp; Crosby Bay: Paleoindian & Early Archaic Occupations at a Carolina Bay in Aiken Co., Kevin Eberhard; A Cache of Lithic Bifaces from Marion Co., J. L. Michie; The R W. Leech Lithic Cache from Chatham Co., GA, A. C. Goodyear & T. Charles.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:16 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. Upcountry Planters: Archaeological Investigationsof a Slave Cabin at the Bratton Farmstead, M. L. Beck; Research at George Galphin's Silver Bluff, D. C. Crass; Impermanent Architecture at the Oaks Plantation, Georgetown Co., J. L. Michie; Early Archaic Assemblage from the Bates Hill Road Site, Aiken Co., A. E. DeBiase.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:17 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. Shell Tool Production in Charleston County, W. L. Koob; African-American Herbal Medicine, M. D. Grover & T. E. Bauman; Pre-Clovis: A Review of the Evidence, B. McAmis; Operator and Tenant Farmsteads in the Aiken Plateau, M. A. Cabak & M. M. Inkrot.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:18 PM Jodi Barnes
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K. Sassaman, Ed. Bioarchaeological Investigation of Late Archaic Stallings Culture, K. J. Wilson; Settlement Organization & Resource Use in the Sandhills, T. McMakin & E. C. Poplin; Clovis Origins, B. McAmis.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:18 PM Jodi Barnes
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L. R. Hudgins, Ed. A Paleoindian Site in the Piedmont, C. J. Rinehart; Mississippian Ceramics in Beaufort County, C. M. Huddleston; ‘Jug Well’ Cisterns, S. A. South; Population Increases & Maize in the Late Prehistoric Diet in the Eastern US, D. Reid; The Telescopic Boom Hydraulic Excavator, S. A. South.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:21 PM Jodi Barnes
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R. Barrera & N. Adams, Eds. The Bear Creek Site: Paleoindian and Archaic Occupation in the Lower Piedmont of SC, L. O’Steen.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:21 PM Jodi Barnes
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C. Judge & C. Steen, Eds. The Daw’s Island Volume: A Tribute to the Career of James L. Michie  Mar 30, 2013, 8:22 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. C. Gillam, Ed. Science & Art: From Potsherds to Public Interpretation, S. South; Ceramics on the Northern Coast: Cooter Creek, C. O. Clement; Web-based Archaeological GIS, H. M. Gillam; Ceramic Taphonomy & Site Formation in the Sandhills, J. M. Herbert.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:22 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. C. Gillam, Ed. The ATTIC Project, S. South; Ceramics of the Ed Marshall Site, Edgefield County, T. Braje; Paper Reuse in the Western NC Mountains, M. Harmon; Periwinkle Punctation, B. D. Tucker & R. Saunders; Indigo, Cotton & Slaves: Antebellum Period Parris Island, C. L. Shumpert.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:25 PM Jodi Barnes
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C. Steen & C. Judge, Eds. Archaeology at Sandstone Ledge Rockshelter.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:26 PM Jodi Barnes
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N. Adams, Ed. Plantation Landscapes & the Landscape of Plantation Ideology in the Lowcountry, J.W. Joseph; Using Archival Collections to Understand Historic Properties, P. J. McCawley; History of SC Plantation Archaeology & the Archaeologists Who Practice It, L. F. Stine & N. P. Adams; Archaeology of the SC Frontier – D. C. Crass & M. Zierden; Charleston Judicial Center Site Colonoware Production and Typology, J.W. Joseph.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:27 PM Jodi Barnes
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N. Adams, Ed. The Zorn Sites, Bamberg County – K. E. Sassaman, P. G. Nystrom & S. Zorn; Ceramic Tea Wares in Charleston, B. Botwick; Wando Series Ceramics, E. C. Poplin; Professional & Avocational Archaeologists, E. Heimbrook; Lithic Artifacts at Wilson Pond, Aiken County, W. Kubilius & K. Stephenson.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:28 PM Jodi Barnes
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N. Adams, Ed. Zooarchaeological Analysis and Lifeways on the Coast, D. M. Reid; Phosphate Mining Industry in the Lowcountry, K. A. Shuler, R. Bailey & C. Philips; Place and African-American Archaeology, A. Agha; The Caribbean Influence at 1760 Charles Town, M. J. Stone  Mar 30, 2013, 8:28 PM Jodi Barnes
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M. Zierden, E. J. Reitz & J.W. Joseph, Eds. Supplying the Colonial Markets: Archaeological Investigations of Food Distribution in the Lowcountry.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:29 PM Jodi Barnes
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N. Adams, Ed. Settlement and Land Use on Port Royal Island, B. Botwick; Postbellum Life on Hilton Head Island, P. H. Garrow; Testing at the Tabby Point Ruin, Callawassie Island, S. A. South; Context for SC’s Sawmill, Timber, and Lumber Industry, B. Southerlin; Artifact Patterns at the Florence Stockade, P. G. Avery; African Americans at the Seibels House, T. M. Weik; Archaeology of Mann-Simons, J. D. Crockett.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:30 PM Jodi Barnes
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C. Steen, Ed. The First 40 Years of South Carolina Antiquities, The Contributed Papers Concerning the Archaeology of South Carolina & the Southeast, 1968-2008 on DVD.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:31 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. A. Barnes, Ed. Geologic differences & the histories of North & South Carolina, J. J.W. Rogers & E. Steponaitis; Clovis Blade Technology at the Topper Site, D. Sain.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:50 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. A. Barnes, Ed. Revisiting the Ashley-series A, J. B. Marcoux; Alkaline Glazed Stoneware Origins, C. Steen; Archaeology, LiDAR Aerial Survey, & Compositional Analysis of Pottery in Edgefield, G. Calfas; An Assessment of the Historic Brattonsville Cemetery, C. Brooks; Macroscopic Analysis of an Allendale Chert Flake Tool Assemblage from Lake Murray, B. Costello; Atlantic Beach, Segregation & Cultural Landscape, R. Dobrasko  Mar 30, 2013, 8:57 PM Jodi Barnes
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J. A. Barnes, Ed. A Cache from Frierson Bay, Barnwell Co., C. R. Moore; Settlement Indians of the Lowcountry, C. Steen; Defining Wando, J. B. Marcoux & E. C. Poplin; A BelmontNeck Phase Ceramic Assemblage, J. A. Varnier; The St. Paul’s Parsonage House, K. Pyszka; Archaeology of the Gullah Past, J. Barnes & C. Steen.  Mar 30, 2013, 8:57 PM Jodi Barnes
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M. Trinkley, Ed.. Mala Hafted Bifaces from the Pen Point Site, K. E. Sassaman; Ceramics of the Lower Catawba River Drainage, J. H. Wilson; Organization of Chiefdom Level Societies, D. G. Anderson.  Jun 7, 2014, 10:52 AM Jodi Barnes
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