Crisp Museum Hosting Mississippian Archaeological Conference
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.-- The 2013 Mississippian
Archaeological Conference will be hosted by the Rosemary Berkel and
Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River
Campus July 20 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
On-site registration will be from 8-8:40 a.m. with a $5
registration fee. Morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided.
Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. This
informative event is open to the public.
Presentations will be held at 15-minute intervals, and
openings are still available. Scheduled presentations will cover the
following sites: Eaker and Manley-Usrey in Arkansas; Kincaid, East St.
Louis, the East Palisade, West Plaza and previously unknown mounds at
Cahokia in Illinois; Sugarloaf Mound and south Cape Girardeau in
A variety of topics will be addressed, including
architecture, religion, iconography, hairstyles, shell cup effigies,
ceramic beakers, lithics, solar eclipses, preservation and more.
Poster presentations on exotic raw materials, projectile points and pottery design motifs will be on display.
For scheduling and more information, contact Jim Phillips, curator at the Crisp Museum, at email@example.com or (573) 651-5993. For the most updated schedule, visit http://www.semo.edu/museum/lectures.htm, Crisp Museum’s lecture website.
The Crisp Museum is located in the Cultural Arts Center at
Southeast's River Campus, located at 518 S. Fountain St. in Cape
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