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Author Welch, Paul D., 1955-

Title Archaeology at Shiloh Indian mounds, 1899-1999 / Paul D. Welch
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- History of research at Shiloh Indian mounds -- Artifact typology -- Excavations in 1933/1934 -- Queens College fieldwork in 1998 -- Queens College fieldwork in 1999 -- SEAC fieldwork in 1999 / by Paul D. Welch, David G. Anderson, and John E. Cornelison, Jr -- Shiloh in context
Summary The Shiloh Indian Mounds archaeological site, a National Historic Landmark, is a late prehistoric community within the boundaries of the Shiloh National Military Park on the banks of the Tennessee River, where one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War was fought in April 1862. Dating between AD 1000 and 1450, the archaeological site includes at least eight mounds and more than 100 houses. It is unique in that the land has never been plowed, so visitors can walk around the area and find the collapsed remains of 800-year-old houses and the 900-meter-long palisade with bastions that protected
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-286) and index
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Tennessee -- Shiloh Indian Mounds National Historic Landmark -- History
Indians of North America -- Tennessee -- Shiloh Indian Mounds National Historic Landmark -- Antiquities
Mound-builders -- Tennessee -- Shiloh Indian Mounds National Historic Landmark
Shiloh Indian Mounds National Historic Landmark (Tenn.) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005006877
ISBN 0817384596 (electronic bk.)
9780817384593 (electronic bk.)