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Título: Town Creek Indian Mound: A Native American ...
Editorial: The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill
Año de publicación: 1995
Condición del libro: Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No DJ
Edición: First Paper Edition
Pp: xxvii + 338. Titles: frt. & sp. Illust. w/ b/w photos, drawings, diagrams & tables. A few marks on wrps. Interior leaves are clean and tight. An illustrated archaeological study of the temple mound and mortuary at Town Creek in Montgomery county, North Carolina. Contributors include: Thomas D. Burke, S. Homes Hogue, Billy L. Oliver, Stanley South, Michael Trinkley, Jack H. Wilson, Jr & Leland G. Ferguson.The artifacts tell a story of an ancient Native American society. Includes appendices, bibliography, & index. N° de ref. de la librería 001895
Sinopsis: The temple mound and mortuary at Town Creek, in Montgomery County, is one of the few surviving earthen mounds built by prehistoric Native Americans in North Carolina. It has been recognized as an important archaeological site for almost sixty years and, as a state historic site, has become a popular destination for the public. This book is Joffre Coe's illustrated chronicle of the archaeological research conducted at Town Creek, a project with which Coe has been intimately involved for more than fifty years, since its inception as a WPA program in 1937.
Written for visitors as well as for scholars, Town Creek Indian Mound provides an overview of the site and the archaeological techniques pioneered there, surveys the history of the excavations, and features more than 200 photographs and maps. The book carefully reconstructs the archaeological record, including plant and animal remains, pottery sherds, stone tools, and clay ornaments. In a concluding interpretive section, Coe reflects on what Town Creek and its artifacts tell us about this prehistoric Native American society.
Originally published in 1995.
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"This beautiful and historically significant volume reveals the inside story of a fascinating archaeological site that attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year."-- North Carolina Libraries
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