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The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

Tanya M. Peres  and Aaron Deter-Wolf

Abstract

Prior to 2010, the only major literature on the manifestation of the Shell Mound Archaic in the Middle Cumberland River Valley of Tennessee was an unpublished dissertation and technical or avocational reports. Recent research by the coeditors reveals that there are nearly forty Archaic shell-bearing sites in the region. This volume brings together multiple lines of evidence to more fully examine a major cultural phase that has been virtually overlooked in the professional literature. We approach this topic by incorporating data and discussions of recent research at Archaic shell-bearing sites ... More

Keywords: Riverine adaptations, Cumberland River, Shell Mound Archaic, Shell-bearing sites, Tennessee, Archaic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400837
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400837.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanya M. Peres , editor
Middle Tennessee State University

Aaron Deter-Wolf, editor
Tennessee Division of Archaeology

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Introduction

Aaron Deter-Wolf and Tanya M. Peres

3 Archaeological Investigations at 40DV7

Tanya M. Peres, Aaron Deter-Wolf, Kelly L. Ledford, Joey Keasler, Ryan W. Robinson, and Andrew R. Wyatt

4 Geoarchaeology and Bayesian Statistical Modeling of Radiocarbon Dates from 40CH171, a Multicomponent Shell-Bearing Site in Cheatham County, Tennessee

D. Shane Miller, Thaddeus G. Bissett, Tanya M. Peres, David G. Anderson, Stephen B. Carmody, and Aaron Deter-Wolf

5 Investigations at the Barnes Site (40DV307)

Thaddeus G. Bissett, Stephen B. Carmody, and D. Shane Miller

6 Investigations at the Robinson Site (40SM4)

Dan F. Morse and Tanya M. Peres