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Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast$
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Alice P. Wright and Edward R. Henry

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813044606

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813044606.001.0001

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Biltmore Mound and the Appalachian Summit Hopewell

Biltmore Mound and the Appalachian Summit Hopewell

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(p.122) 8 Biltmore Mound and the Appalachian Summit Hopewell
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Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast
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Larry R. Kimball

Thomas R. Whyte

Gary D. Crites

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0008

Hopewellian rituals were undertaken at a variety of locations in the Appalachian Summit, including platform mounds such as the Biltmore and Garden Creek Mounds in western North Carolina. These multistage earthen platforms were constructed of varying colored and textured soils and supported public?architecture and large ritual posts. At Biltmore Mound, toward the end of the mound use, a ditch was excavated around the mound. After the ditch was back-filled, it supported some sort of large structure. These ritual contexts and their associated contents reveal regional interaction of a complexity exceeding expectations of mere reciprocal exchange.

Keywords:   Hopewell, Southern Appalachian, Connestee, platform mound

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