Middle Woodland Ceremonialism in the Midsouth
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: University of Arkansas Press
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Table 2.1 Mound size and volume as calculated by E. G. Buck. 53Table 3.1 Residuals for each control point used in georeferencing. 79Table 4.1 Ceramics from Ozier Mound excavations. 95Table 4.2 Bladelets from Pinson Mounds. 99Table 4.3 Nonlocal raw materials from northern Twin Mound fill. 133...
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In 1976, shortly after successfully defending my dissertation on an eighteenth-century Native American cemetery in Michigan, the whims of the job market took me to Nashville, Tennessee, where I accepted a job with the Tennessee Division of Archaeology. Funding for development of an archaeological park— including a large museum, offices, lab, and curation space—at a site known as Pinson Mounds was on the ...
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Funding for the 1981, 1982, and 1983 excavations at Pinson Mounds was provided by the Tennessee Department of Conservation, Division of Planning and Development; the late Walter Criley was instrumental in securing and administering these funds. The 1989 Ozier Mound excavation was partially funded by a grant from the National Geographic Society; additional funding was provided by the Tennessee ...
1. Pinson Mounds and Its Setting
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It is hard to realize that in the State of Tennessee ruins of a great ancient walled city with outer defenses measuring fully six miles in length, with elaborate outer and inner citadels, with35 mounds of various sizes, should have remained almost unknown beyond the bare fact thatnear the little railroad station of Pinson, in Madison County, there were some mounds and FIGURE 1.3. Sauls Mound, circa 1915. View to south. © Presidents and Fellows Harvard University, Peabody Museum, 2004.29.2397....
2. Antiquarians’ Perspectives on Pinson Mounds 2.0
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FIGURE 2.1. Map of the City of Cisco. From Art and Archaeology 14(3), September 1922.FIGURE 2.8. Sauls Mound, 1953. This image clearly shows the excava-tion made by an unknown person prior to Gerard Troost’s descripton in1845. From “Man-Made Mountain” by Julius S. Hurst, NashvilleTABLE 2.1.Table showing size and volume of various mounds in the old Indian village near Pinson, Madison County,...
3. Mapping Never-Never Land: An Examination of Pinson Mounds Cartography
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FIGURE 3.1. Buck field map showing Mounds 1–4 and surrounding area. FIGURE 3.2. Buck field map showing Ozier Mound and lengthy section of inferred “breastworks.”FIGURE 3.6. Ozier Mound, circa 1915. View to east. © Presidents and Fellows Harvard University, Peabody Museum, 2004.29.2398.FIGURE 3.8. “Truncated pyramidal mound near Pinson,” probably winter 1935–1936. 1935–1936, WPA/TVA Archives. Presented courtesy of FrankTABLE3.1. Residuals for each control point used in georeferencing Buck’s map....
4. Western Ritual Precinct
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FIGURE 4.1. Ozier Mound, circa early spring 1963. View to south. Original photograph by Dan Morse. Presented courtesy of Frank H. McClungFIGURE 4.7. Ozier Mound. Profile of stratigraphic trench. See Figure 4.2 for location.FIGURE 4.8. Ozier Mound. Detail of southeast profile of stratigraphic Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 TOTALBaldwin Plain 20 19 14 29 37 119...
5. Central Ritual Precinct
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FIGURE 5.2. Mound 12. View to north with Sauls Mound in the back-ground. Original photograph by Dan Morse. Presented courtesy of FrankFIGURE 5.8. Marksville Incised rim sherd. Original graphic by SusanFIGURE 5.13. Topographic map of Mound 10 showing excavation units.FIGURE 5.15. Ceramics from Mound 10. Left, Evansville Punctated rim...
6. Eastern Ritual Precinct (The “Eastern Citadel”)
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Excerpted from U.S. Department of Agriculture photo no. CSE-58A-41.raised berm in lower left. Original photograph by Robert Thunen.FIGURE 6.18. Topographic map of Eastern Citadel with Squier and Davis map of Milford superimposed....
7. Calibrated Radiocarbon Chronology for Pinson Mounds and Related Sites
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...192 a73 Calibrated Radiocarbon Chronology for Pinson Mounds and Related SitesFIGURE 7.1. OxCal probability plots for averaged dates from selectedCalibrated Radiocarbon Chronology for Pinson Mounds and Related Sites a73 193Feature/ Provenience Material 14C age Calibrated 2s range Relative Area, ReferenceLab No. B.P Significance ...
8. Pinson Mounds and the Middle Woodland Period in the Midsouth and Lower Mississippi Valley
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...204 a73 Pinson Mounds and the Middle Woodland Period in the Midsouth and Lower Mississippi ValleyPinson Mounds and the Middle Woodland Period in the Midsouth and Lower Mississippi Valley a73 205FIGURE 8.3. Marksville Mound 6, view to east (from Fowke 1928:Plate206 a73 Pinson Mounds and the Middle Woodland Period in the Midsouth and Lower Mississippi ValleyPinson Mounds and the Middle Woodland Period in the Midsouth and Lower Mississippi Valley a73 207...
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Publication Year: 2013