TITLE

Early American Gravestones: Archaeological Perspectives on Three Cemeteries of Old New York

AUTHOR(S)
Baugher, Sherene
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct83, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an archaeological perspectives on three cemeteries in old New York, as reflected in the work of archaeologists James Deetz and Edwin Dethlefsen with early American gravestones. Focus of the study on the changes in the gravestones' decorations, shapes and inscriptions; Critics of the gravestone studies by the two archaeologists; Archaeological findings of the investigation of the three cemeteries in New York City (NYC) by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission;
ACCESSION #
16257178

 

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