The Paleoindian Database of the Americas

South Carolina

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The South Carolina Fluted Point Survey
(Charles and Michie 1992; Goodyear, et al. 1989,1990)

Updated 12.27.05

Michie 1977; Charles and Michie 1992

Topper Site (Miller 2007)

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Charles, Tommy, and James L. Michie
1992 South Carolina Paleo Point Database. In: PaleoIndian and Early Archaic Research in the Lower Southeast: A South Carolina Perspective,edited by David G. Anderson, Chris Judge, and Kenneth E. Sassaman, pp. 381-389. Council of South Carolina Professional Archaeologists.

Goodyear, Albert C., III, James L. Michie, Tommy Charles
1989 The Earliest South Carolinians. In Studies in South Carolina Archaeology: Essays in Honor of Robert L. Stephenson, edited by Albert C. Goodyear, III, and Glen T. Hanson, pp. 19–52. Anthropological Studies 9. Columbia: South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of South Carolina.

1990 The Earliest South Carolinians: The Paleoindian Occupation of South Carolina. Occasional Papers 2. Columbia: Archaeological Society of South Carolina.

Michie, James L.
1977 Early Man in South Carolina. Senior Honors Thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Miller, D. Shane
2007 Site Formation Processes in an Upland Paleoindian Site: The Topper 2005 – 2007 Firebreak Excavations. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee – Knoxville.





The Allendale Paleoindian Expedition

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