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Publications and Preprints: Vincas P. Steponaitis


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This page contains publications and selected preprints that are available in electronic form. It also contains links to descriptions of my books, theses, conference posters, and scholarly web sites that I have authored.

The entries are arranged in the following categories:

The titles within each category are listed in chronological order. Most are accompanied by a PDF file. Many can also be accessed on the following web sites: Google Books [GB]; Hathi Trust [HT]; Internet Archive [IA]; JSTOR [JSTOR]; Lower Mississippi Survey Archives [LMS]; Mississippi Department of Archives and History [MDAH]; Project Muse [PM]; ProQuest (via UNC proxy server) [ProQuest]; Research Laboratories of Archaeology, UNC [RLA]; Society for American Archaeology [SAA]; and Southeastern Archaeological Conference [SEAC]. When available, articles may also linked by their Digital Object Identifier [DOI].
 


Monographs:

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1983). Ceramics, Chronology, and Community Patterns, An Archaeological Study at Moundville. Academic Press, New York and San Francisco. [Contents] [GB]

Susan C. Prezzano and Vincas P. Steponaitis (1990). Excavations at the Boland Site, 1984-1987: A Preliminary Report. Research Report 9. Research Laboratories of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [Contents] [PDF] [RLA]

R. P. Stephen Davis Jr., Patrick Livingood, H. Trawick Ward, and Vincas P. Steponaitis (eds., 1998). Excavating Occaneechi Town: Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century Indian Village in North Carolina. CD-ROM. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill. [UNC Press, CD-ROM edition] [RLA, Web Edition]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (ed., 1998). The Natchez District in the Old, Old South. Southern Research Report 11. Academic Affairs Library and Center for the Study of the American South, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [Contents] [PDF] [IA]

Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis (eds., 1998). Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. [Contents] [GB] [HT]

Margo Price, Patricia Samford, and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2001). Intrigue of the Past: North Carolina's First Peoples. Monograph 3. Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [Contents] [PDF] [PDF, errata] [PDF, with corrections] [RLA, Web Edition]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Jeffrey D. Irwin, Theresa McReynolds, Christopher R. Moore (eds., 2006). Stone Quarries and Sourcing in the Carolina Slate Belt. Research Report 25. Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [Contents] [PDF] [RLA] [RLA, chapters] [IA]

Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis (eds., 2007). Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom. New edition [reprint of 1998 edition with new preface]. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [Contents] [UA Press] [GB] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2009). Ceramics, Chronology, and Community Patterns, An Archaeological Study at Moundville. New edition [reprint of 1983 edition with new preface]. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [Contents] [UA Press] [GB] [PM] [ProQuest]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry (eds., 2016). Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [Contents] [U Press of Florida] [GB] [PM]
 


Articles:

Vincas P. Steponaitis and Jeffrey P. Brain (1975). “Everyman’s Magnetometer.” Southeastern Archaeological Conference Bulletin 18:166-179. [PDF] [SEAC]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and Jeffrey P. Brain (1976). “A Portable Differential Proton Magnetometer.” Journal of Field Archaeology 3:455-463. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1978). “Location Theory and Complex Chiefdoms: A Mississippian Example.” In Mississippian Settlement Patterns, edited by Bruce D. Smith, pp. 417-453. Academic Press, New York. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1979). “Lead-Glazed Earthenware.” In Tunica Treasure, by Jeffrey Brain. Papers 71. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1980). “Some Preliminary Chronological and Technological Notes on Moundville Pottery.” Southeastern Archaeological Conference Bulletin 22:46-51. [PDF] [SEAC]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1981). “Settlement Hierarchies and Political Complexity in Nonmarket Societies: The Formative Period of the Valley of Mexico.” American Anthropologist 83(2):320-363. [PDF] [DOI] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1981). “Chronology and Community Patterns at Moundville.” Southeastern Archaeological Conference Bulletin 24:99-104. [PDF] [SEAC]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1981). “Plaquemine Ceramic Chronology in the Natchez Region.” Mississippi Archaeology 16(2):6-19. [PDF]

Christopher S. Peebles, Margaret Schoeninger, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and C. Margaret Scarry (1981). “A Precious Bequest: Contemporary Research with the WPA-CCC Collections from Moundville, Alabama.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 376:433-447. [PDF] [DOI]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1983). “More on Estimating Catchment Productivity in the Valley of Mexico.” American Anthropologist 85(1):129-135. [PDF] [DOI] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1983). “The Smithsonian Institution’s Investigations at Moundville in 1869 and 1882.” Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 8(1):127-160. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Jeffrey P. Brain, and Ian W. Brown (1983). “Glossary of Ceramic Types and Varieties.” In The Grand Village of the Natchez Revisited: Excavations at the Fatherland Site, Adams County, Mississippi, by Robert S. Neitzel, pp. 139-145. Archaeological Report 12. Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson. [PDF] [MDAH]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1984). “Some Further Remarks on Catchments, Nonproducers, and Tribute Flow in the Valley of Mexico.” American Anthropologist 86(1):143-148. [PDF] [DOI] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1984). “Technological Studies of Prehistoric Pottery from Alabama: Physical Properties and Vessel Function.” In The Many Dimensions of Pottery: Ceramics in Archaeology and Anthropology, edited by S. E. van der Leeuw and A. Pritchard, pp. 79-122. Universiteit van Amsterdam, Albert Egges van Giffen Instituut voor Prae- et Protohistorie, Cingvla VII. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1985). “A Rejoinder to Ackerly and Young’s Comments on My Analysis of Formative Period Sites in the Valley of Mexico.” American Anthropologist 87(4):897-904. [PDF] [DOI] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1986). “Prehistoric Archaeology in the Southeastern United States, 1970-1985.” Annual Review of Anthropology 15:363-404. [PDF] [DOI] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1986). “Political Growth and Agricultural Intensification: An Extension of the Valley of Mexico Model.” American Anthropologist 88(3):706-708. [PDF] [DOI] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1991). “Contrasting Patterns of Mississippian Development.” In Chiefdoms: Power, Economy, and Ideology, edited by Timothy K. Earle, pp. 193-228. Cambridge University Press, New York. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1992). “Excavations at 1Tu50, An Early Mississippian Center Near Moundville.” Southeastern Archaeology 11(1):1-13. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1992). “Yet Another Rattlesnake Disk From Moundville?” Journal of Alabama Archaeology 38(2):163-169. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and Keith W. Kintigh (1993). “Estimating Site Occupation Spans from Dated Artifact Types: Some New Approaches.” In Archaeology of Eastern North America: Essays in Honor of Stephen Williams, edited by James B. Stoltman, pp. 349-361. Archaeological Report 25. Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson. [PDF] [MDAH]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1996). “Moundville.” In The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, edited by Brian M. Fagan et al., p. 484. Oxford University Press, New York. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1996). “Mounds of Eastern North America.” In The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, edited by Brian M. Fagan et al., pp. 481-483. Oxford University Press, New York. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, M. James Blackman, and Hector Neff (1996). “Large-Scale Patterns in the Chemical Composition of Mississippian Pottery.” American Antiquity 61(3):555-572. [PDF] [JSTOR]

C. Margaret Scarry and Vincas P. Steponaitis (1997). “Between Farmstead and Center: The Natural and Social Landscape of Moundville.” In People, Plants, and Landscapes: Studies in Paleoethnobotany, edited by Kristen J. Gremillion, pp. 107-122. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1997). “Foreword.” In Many Choctaw Standing: An Archaeological Study of Culture Change in the Early Historic Period, by Timothy P. Mooney, pp. v-vi. Archaeological Report 27. Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson. [PDF] [MDAH]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “Native American Cultures in the Precolonial South.” In The Natchez District in the Old, Old South, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. 1-22. Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [PDF] [IA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “Update on ROPA.” SAA Bulletin 16(1): 2, 18. [PDF] [SAA]

Stephen Williams and Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “James Bennett Griffin, 1905-1997.” SAA Bulletin 16(1): 28-29. [PDF] [SAA]

William D. Lipe and Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “SAA to Promote Professional Standards through ROPA Sponsorship.” SAA Bulletin 16(2): 1, 16-17. [PDF] [SAA]

Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “A New History of Moundville.” In Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom, edited by Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. 1-25. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “Population Trends at Moundville.” In Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom, edited by Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. 26-43. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1998). “Foreword.” In Decorated Pottery of the Lower Mississippi Valley: A Sorting Manual, by Ian W. Brown, p. iii. Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson. [PDF] [MDAH]

Hester A. Davis, Jeffrey H. Altschul, Judith Bense, Elizabeth M. Brumfiel, Shereen Lerner, James Miller, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Joe Watkins (1999). “Teaching Archaeology in the 21st Century: Thoughts on Undergraduate Education.” SAA Bulletin 17(1): 18-20. [PDF] [SAA]

Mark J. Lynott and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2000). “Training Students in Archaeological Ethics.” In Teaching Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Susan J. Bender and George S. Smith, pp. 53-57. Society for American Archaeology, Washington, D.C. [PDF] [SAA]

William D. Lipe and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2000). “SAA to Promote Professional Standards through ROPA Sponsorship.” In Ethics in American Archaeology, second revised edition, edited by Mark J. Lynott and Alison Wylie, pp. 107-109. Reprint of 1998 article. [PDF] [SAA]

Daniel G. Gall and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2001). “Composition and Provenance of Greenstone Artifacts from Moundville.” Southeastern Archaeology 20(2): 99-117. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2002). “Foreword.” In The Archaeology of Native North Carolina: Papers in Honor of H. Trawick Ward, edited by Jane M. Eastman, Christopher B. Rodning, and Edmond A. Boudreaux III. Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Special Publication. [PDF] [SEAC]

Cynthia Whitney, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and John J. W. Rogers (2002). “A Petrographic Study of Moundville Palettes.” Southeastern Archaeology 21(2): 227-234. [PDF] [JSTOR]

William H. Marquardt, Vincas P. Steponaitis, Vernon J. Knight Jr., R. P. Stephen Davis Jr., Kenneth Sassaman, Robert C. Mainfort, and Gregory A. Waselkov (2003). “The Editors Speak: Reminiscences of the Editors of the Journal Southeastern Archaeology on the Occasion of its Twentieth Anniversary.” Southeastern Archaeology 22(1): 1-8. [PDF] [JSTOR]

William A. Lovis, Keith W. Kintigh, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Lynne G. Goldstein (2004). “Archaeological Perspectives on the NAGPRA: Underlying Principles, Legislative History, and Current Issues.” In Legal Perspectives on Cultural Resources, edited by Jennifer R. Richman and Marion P. Forsyth, pp. 165-184. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek, California. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and Vernon J. Knight Jr. (2004). “Moundville Art in Historical and Social Context.” In Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South, edited by Richard F. Townsend and Robert V. Sharp, pp. 166-181. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, and Yale University Press, New Haven. [PDF]

Jeffrey D. Irwin and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2006). “Introduction.” In Stone Quarries and Sourcing in the Carolina Slate Belt, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis, Jeffrey D. Irwin, Theresa McReynolds, Christopher R. Moore, pp. 1-9. Research Report 25. Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [PDF] [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Jeffrey D. Irwin, and John J. W. Rogers (2006). “Conclusions.” In Stone Quarries and Sourcing in the Carolina Slate Belt, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis, Jeffrey D. Irwin, Theresa E. McReynolds, Christopher R. Moore, pp. 98-119. Research Report 25. Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [PDF] [RLA]

Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2007). “Preface to the New Edition.” In Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom, edited by Vernon J. Knight, Jr., and Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp.xix-xiii. New edition [orig. 1998]. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [PDF] [PM]

Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2007). “A New History of Moundville.” In Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom, edited by Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. 1-25. New edition [orig. 1998]. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2007). “Population Trends at Moundville.” In Archaeology of the Moundville Chiefdom, edited by Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. 26-43. New edition [orig. 1998]. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2007). “Foreword.” In Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms: Interpretations of Mississippian Iconography, edited by F. Kent Reilly III and James H. Garber, pp. ix-x. University of Texas Press, Austin. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2008). “Moundville Archaeological Park, AL”. In American Indian Places: A Historical Guidebook, edited by Frances H. Kennedy, pp. 99-100. Houghton Mifflin, New York. [PDF]

Robert J. Speakman, Michael D. Glascock, and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2008). “Geochemistry.” In Woodland Pottery Sourcing in the Carolina Sandhills, edited by Joseph M. Herbert and Theresa E. McReynolds, pp. 98-119. Research Report 29. Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. [PDF] [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2009). “Preface to the New Edition.” In Ceramics, Chronology, and Community Patterns, An Archaeological Study at Moundville, by Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. xxiii-xxx. New edition [orig. 1983]. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, R. P. Stephen Davis Jr., and H. Trawick Ward (2009). “Field Evaluation of Two Subsurface Augering Methods at Moundville.” Southeastern Archaeology 28(2): 259-267. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Gregory D. Wilson, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Keith Jacobi (2010). “Social and Spatial Dimensions of Moundville Mortuary Practices.” In Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective, edited by Lynne P. Sullivan and Robert C. Mainfort, Jr., pp. 74-89. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010). “How I Was Hooked.” In The Peabody Man: Jeffrey P. Brain, edited by Ian W. Brown and Vincas P. Steponaitis, pp. 51-59. Borgo Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. [PDF] [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Vernon J. Knight Jr., George E. Lankford, Robert V. Sharp, and David H. Dye (2011). “Iconography of the Thruston Tablet.” In Visualizing the Sacred: Cosmic Visions, Regionalism, and the Art of the Mississippian World, edited by George E. Lankford, F. Kent Reilly III, and James F. Garber, pp. 137-176. University of Texas Press, Austin. [PDF] [PM]

Vernon J. Knight Jr. and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2011). “A Redefinition of the Hemphill Style in Mississippian Art.” In Visualizing the Sacred: Cosmic Visions, Regionalism, and the Art of the Mississippian World, edited by George E. Lankford, F. Kent Reilly III, and James F. Garber, pp. 201-239. University of Texas Press, Austin. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Samuel E. Swanson, George Wheeler, and Penelope B. Drooker (2011). “The Provenance and Use of Etowah Palettes.” American Antiquity 76(1): 81-106. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and David T. Dockery III (2011). “Mississippian Effigy Pipes and the Glendon Limestone.” American Antiquity 76(2): 345-354. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2012). “Mounds of Eastern North America.” In The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, second edition, edited by Neil Asher Silberman et al., vol. 2, pp. 426-429. Oxford University Press, New York. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2012). “Moundville.” In The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, second edition, edited by Neil Asher Silberman et al., vol. 2, p. 432. Oxford University Press, New York. [PDF]

Megan C. Kassabaum, Edward R. Henry, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and John W. O’Hear (2014). “Between Surface and Summit: The Process of Mound Construction at Feltus.” Archaeological Prospection 14: 27-37. [PDF] [DOI]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and David T. Dockery III (2014). “A Tale of Two Pipes.” Gilcrease Journal 21(1): 36-45. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Megan C. Kassabaum, and John W. O’Hear (2015). “Cahokia’s Coles Creek Predecessors.” In Medieval Mississippians: The Cahokian World, edited by Susan M. Alt and Timothy R. Pauketat, pp. 12-19. SAR Press, Santa Fe. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry (2016). “New Directions in Moundville Research.” In Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry, pp. 1-22. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2016). “Moundville Palettes: Prestige Goods or Inalienable Possessions?” In Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry, pp. 121-133. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [PDF] [PM]

C. Margaret Scarry and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2016). “Moundville as a Ceremonial Ground.” In Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland, edited by Vincas P. Steponaitis and C. Margaret Scarry, pp. 255-268. University Press of Florida, Gainesville. [PDF] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2016). “Théorie de la localisation et chefferies complexes: un exemple mississippien.” In Voyage dans l’archéologie spatiale anglo-saxonne, edited by François Favory and Sander van der Leeuw, pp. 147-168. Les cahiers de la MSHE Ledoux No. 25. Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de l’Environnement Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Besançon, France. [Translation and reprint of 1978 article, “Location Theory and Complex Chiefdoms: A Mississippian Example.”] [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and Brandon L. Prickett (2017). “The Natchez Fort at Sicily Island, Louisiana.” Louisiana Archaeology 41: 75-127. [PDF]

Vernon J. Knight Jr., George E. Lankford, Erin Phillips, David H. Dye, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Mitchell Childress (2017). “The Holly Bluff Style.” Southeastern Archaeology 36(3):195-213. [PDF] [DOI]

Ian W. Brown and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2017). “The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians Was Indeed Grand: A Reconsideration of the Fatherland Site Landscape.” In Forging Southeastern Identities: Social Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and Folklore of the Mississippian to Early Historic South, edited by Gregory A. Waselkov and Marvin T. Smith, pp. 182-204. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. [PDF] [ProQuest] [PM]

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Vernon J. Knight Jr., and George E. Lankford (2019). “Effigy Pipes of the Lower Mississippi Valley: Iconography, Style, and Function.” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 55: 101070. [PDF] [DOI]

Meredith D. Hardy, Jessica McNeil, Lisamarie Malischke, Michael A. Seibert, Brian Worthington, Mercedes Harrold, Jessica Fry, Michelle Gray, Vincas P. Steponaitis, James A. Nyman, and Clifton Hicks (in press). “Material Culture.” In Archeological Investigations of Fort Rosalie, Natchez, Mississippi, edited by John E. Cornelison Jr. and Meredith Hardy, Chapter 8. Southeast Archeological Center, National Park Service, Tallahassee, Florida. [PDF (proof)]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and James A. Nyman (in press). “Native Colonowares at Fort Rosalie.” In Archeological Investigations of Fort Rosalie, Natchez, Mississippi, edited by John E. Cornelison Jr. and Meredith Hardy, Appendix E. Southeast Archeological Center, National Park Service, Tallahassee, Florida. [PDF (proof)]
 


Preprints:

Vincas P. Steponaitis and James A. Nyman (2016). “Native Colonowares at Fort Rosalie.” Report submitted to the Southeast Archeological Center, National Park Service, Tallahassee. [Draft of December 31, 2016.] [PDF]
 


Book Reviews:

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1981). Review of EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY by John Coles. American Antiquity 46(4):962. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1984). Review of ARCHAEOLOGICAL SETTLEMENT PATTERN DATA FROM THE CHALCO, XOCHIMILCO, IXTAPALAPA, TEXCOCO, AND ZUMPANGO REGIONS, MEXICO by J. R. Parsons, K. W. Kintigh, and S. A. Gregg. American Antiquity 49(4):882. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1986). Review of CEMOCHECHOBEE: ARCHAEOLOGY OF A MISSISSIPPIAN CEREMONIAL CENTER ON THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER by F. T. Schnell, V. J. Knight, and G. S. Schnell. North American Archaeologist 7(1):69-70. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1987). Review of THE PREHISTORIC NATIVE AMERICAN ART OF MUD GLYPH CAVE by Charles H. Faulkner (editor). Antiquity 61(233):499-500. [PDF]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1989). Review of POTTERY ANALYSIS: A SOURCEBOOK, by Prudence M. Rice. American Anthropologist 91(2):486. [PDF] [JSTOR]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (1990). Review of THE SOUTHEASTERN CEREMONIAL COMPLEX: ARTIFACTS AND ANALYSIS by Patricia Galloway (editor). Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology 6:135-136. [PDF]
 


Theses:

Steponaitis, Vincas P. (1974). The Late Prehistory of the Natchez Region: Excavations at the Emerald and Foster Sites, Adams County, Mississippi. Batchelor's thesis, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [PDF] [LMS]

Steponaitis, Vincas P. (1980). Ceramics, Chronology, and Community Patterns at Moundville, a Late Prehistoric Site in Alabama. 2 vols. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. [PDF, vol. 1] [PDF, vol. 2] [RLA, vol. 1] [RLA, vol. 2] [ProQuest]
 


Miscellaneous Works:

Kenneth M. Ames, Martha Graham, Robert L. Kelly, Keith W. Kintigh, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Philip L. Walker (2001). “Review of Secretary Babbitt's Final Determination of Cultural Affiliation for Kennewick Man.” Appendix to the Society for American Archaeology's amicus curiae brief submitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, civil case no. 96-1481-JE, Bonnichsen v. United States. [PDF]

Ian W. Brown and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010). The Peabody Man: Jeffrey P. Brain. Borgo Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. [PDF] [LMS]
 


Posters:

Gall, Daniel G., and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2001). “Composition and Provenance of Greenstone Artifacts from Moundville.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Chattanooga, Tennessee. [PDF]

Steponaitis, Vincas P., Megan Kassabaum, and John O'Hear (2012). “Coles Creek Earthworks and Ritual at the Feltus Mounds in Southwest Mississippi, AD 700-1100.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis, Tennessee. [PDF]

Steponaitis, Vincas P., Megan C. Kassabaum, and John W. O’Hear (2013). “The Scale and Complexity of Earthmoving at Feltus.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Tampa, Florida. [PDF]

Melton, Mallory A., and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2013). “Sourcing Sandstone Effigy Pipes of the Lower Mississippi Valley.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Tampa, Florida. [PDF]

Nyman, James A., and Vincas P. Steponaitis (2014). “Indian Pottery at Fort Rosalie in Natchez, a French Colonial Outpost in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1716-1763.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, Texas. [PDF]

Steponaitis, Vincas P., Megan C. Kassabaum, and John W. O’Hear (2015). “The Uses of Platform-Mound Summits at a Coles Creek Site in Southwest Mississippi.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. [PDF]

Steponaitis, Vincas P., Ashley A. Peles, John W. O’Hear (2018). “Coles Creek Summit Architecture at the Feltus Mounds.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Augusta, Georgia. [PDF]
 


Web Resources:

Vincas P. Steponaitis, Stephen Williams, R. P. Stephen Davis, Jr., Ian W. Brown, Tristram R. Kidder, and Melissa Salvanish (2002). LMS Archives Online. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010-2020). Early Maps of the American South. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010-2020). Early Maps of the American Midwest and Great Lakes. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010). Early Maps of Colonial Natchez. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010-2017). The Crown Collection of Photographs of American Maps. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010-2020). Colonial Louisiana: Historical Narratives. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010-2020). Colonial Louisiana: Early Architectural Drawings. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis (2010-2019). Colonial Natchez: Early French Documents. [RLA]

Vincas P. Steponaitis and Vernon J. Knight, Jr. (2011-2017). Archive of Moundville Archaeology. [RLA]
 


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