Non-human bones reveal past dietary patterns through the species they represent and the manner in which those species were butchered.
Spanning from Australia to New York City, this project looks at the dispersal of oyster shells as they traveled across the world to be made into buttons throughout the 20th century.
There are two plantation mansions on the SERC campus: Sellman House and Java. Their differences represent the attitudes, education—even the philosophies—of their respective owners.
SERC archaeologists are working in an historic houselot, where the SERC Environmental Archaeology Laboratory now resides.
Archaeologists are studying the historic land behind the Sellman House (called Shaw's Folly) to determine how the land was used before the Sellman's occupation.