Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town by Ms. Kathleen Deagan

By Ms. Kathleen Deagan

during this quantity, Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent current special technical documentation in their ten-year archaeological excavation of l. a. Isabela, America's first colony. The artefacts and fabric is still of the city supply wealthy fabric for comparative learn into Euro-American cultural and fabric improvement through the an important transition from the medieval period to the Renaissance. The interval whilst l. a. Isabela was once in life witnessed nice innovation and alter in lots of parts of expertise. The archaeological proof of los angeles Isabela's structure, weaponry, numismatics, pottery and metallurgy may be accurately dated, supporting to chart the series of this alteration and revealing a lot that's new approximately overdue medieval expertise. The authors' archaeological study additionally presents a beginning for his or her insights into the explanations for the death of l. a. Isabela.

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