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Author Pluckhahn, Thomas J. (Thomas John), 1966-

Title Kolomoki : settlement, ceremony, and status in the Deep South, A.D. 350 to 750 / Thomas J. Pluckhahn
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xv, 264 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to Kolomoki -- 2. Putting Kolomoki in Its Place: Defining the Temporal, Ecological, and Cultural Contexts -- 3. Preliminary Definition of Activity Areas at Kolomoki: Summary of Previous Research -- 4. Defining Activity Areas at Kolomoki: Results of Intensive Sampling -- 5. Characterizing Activity Areas at Kolomoki: Results of Test Excavations and Geophysical Prospection -- 6. Examining a Domestic Activity Area at Kolomoki: Results of Small Block Excavations -- 7. Kolomoki as a Historical Process
Summary The first comprehensive and systematic investigation of a Woodland period ceremonial center. Kolomoki, one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the southeastern United States, includes at least nine large earthen mounds in the lower Chattahoochee River valley of southwest Georgia. The largest, Mound A, rises approximately 20 meters above the terrace that borders it. From its flat-topped summit, a visitor can survey the string of smaller mounds that form an arc to the south and west. Archaeological research had previously placed Kolomoki within the Mississippian period (ca. a.d. 1000-
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-249) and index
Notes English
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Subject Woodland culture -- Georgia
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Georgia.
HISTORY -- State & Local.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Woodland culture.
Archeologische vindplaatsen.
Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park (Ga.)
Georgia -- Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003001799
ISBN 9780817382223