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Explore the DAACS Website to learn more about enslaved Africans and their descendants, living in the Chesapeake, Carolinas, and Caribbean during the Colonial and Ante-Bellum Periods. Analyze and compare artifacts, deposits, and architectural plans from different sites at unprecedented levels of detail. Join researchers from different disciplines to discover the cultural dynamics of slave society in the early Atlantic World. DAACS is a community resource, built and maintained in the Department of Archaeology at Monticello, in collaboration with the research institutions and archaeologists working in the region.
Browse summaries of archaeological fieldwork for each Archive site. Explore site plans and stratigraphic diagrams.
Query the DAACS database for information on artifacts and their contexts. Download the results for further analysis.
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Find out more about the goals and organization of the DAACS project.