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Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Presented by: Dr. Christopher Moore
Event Description:

In our featured Archaeology Month evening lecture, Dr. Moore will examine the changing paleo-environments of the Southeastern Coastal Plain and the ways in which humans adapted to their shifting world many millennia ago. His recent publications include articles on identifying ancient animal blood residues from stone tools in South Carolina and Georgia, and the possible impact of a comet fragment at the end of the Paleoindian Clovis period. Dr. Moore has also initiated the White Pond Human Paleoecology Project examining evidence from geologic cores and archaeological excavations to link the early prehistoric human record with periods of climate change recorded in the lake sediments over the last 13,000 years.

Special thanks to the North Carolina Archaeological Council and the North Carolina Archaeological Society for helping sponsor this lecture!

North Carolina History Museum | 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC

Friday October 12, 2018 -  7 pm - 8:30 pm