Center for Archaeological Research

University of Mississippi
  • Middle Archaic (6000-4000 BC) stone effigy bead from Mississippi
    UM Fieldschool excavations at a Contact period site in Oktibbeha County
    Glass beads from Historic Chickasaw sites near Tupelo
    UM Fieldschool excavations at a Contact period site in Oktibbeha County
    Fieldschool student with the rim of a ceramic vessel
    Excavations at the Parchman site in Coahoma County
    Excavating large basins at a Contact period site in Oktibbeha County (image courtesy of Chickasaw Nation)
    Remote sensing at the Parchman site in Coahoma County
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