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The ring People

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Forty centuries ago, ancient natives left their mark on the landscape of coastal South Carolina. Today, archaeologists from SC DNR, a dozen universities and the National Park Service search for clues to our earliest-known coastal dwellers. The story takes viewers to remote sites as scientists discover the ancient South Carolinians who built monumental rings of shell. 

Archaeo-Tech

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Investigating archaeological sites in the coastal zone requires scientists of many disciplines. The technology of archaeology is far beyond shovels.

Big Bites

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Explore a few topics in greater depth with the experts investigating The Ring People in these extended interview comments.

This project was funded by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the Heritage Trust, the Hampton Wildlife Fund, SC Humanities and the Santa Elena Foundation.