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Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma

April Kay Sievert

Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma

by April Kay Sievert

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementApril K. Sievert with J. Daniel Rogers ; contribution by Javier Urcid and Beverly Byrd
SeriesSmithsonian contributions to anthropology -- no. 49
ContributionsRogers, J. Daniel, Urcid, Javier, Byrd, Beverly
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.O45 S6 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24480102M
LC Control Number2010042354

The Spiro Mounds had more basketry preserved in the Craig Mound than any other single site in the US. Some of the weaves are still being studied to recover the techniques used 1, years ago and to be used by modern weavers/5(27). Craig Mound as it appears today at the site of Spiro in eastern Oklahoma. In the early s, commercial looters tunneled into this mound and discovered a gaping hollow, the tomb-like shell of an intentionally buried mortuary structure.

  Marc Levine, PhD, Curator of Archaeology at the Sam Noble Museum, explains how the study of archaeology can tell us about the past.   Spiro Mounds Artifacts at Leflore County Museum We made a trip to the Old Lowrey Hotel in Poteau, Ok which is now home to the Leflore Country Museum to search for Spiro Mounds Artifacts that were.

The Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center is the only prehistoric Native American archaeological site in Oklahoma open to the public. One of the most important American Indian sites in the nation, the Spiro Mounds are world renowned because of the incredible amount of art and artifacts dug from the Craig Mound, the site's only burial mound.4/5(7).   Matt is correct, that is not a Haskell point. All those other arrow points are in my collection for Craig Mound at Spiro, excavated in or and were owned by Dr. Robert E. Bell's father, Harry Bell. Some of these are pictured in Dr. Bell's Spiro photos in the book by Larry and Chris Merriam. A great book to have and hold!! Jim.


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Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma by April Kay Sievert Download PDF EPUB FB2

CRAIG MOUND, SPIRO MOUND SITE EASTERN OKLAHOMA PRIVATE COLLECTION. This Tribute point represents only one of about 21 known examples that were found in the 's in Craig Mound at Spiro. Tribute points are the most artistically designed and skillfully made point type recovered from Craig mound.

Pre-Columbian Shell Engravings from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma, Part 1. Peabody Museum Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Pre-Columbian Shell Engravings from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma, Part 2.

Peabody Museum Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Thoburn, Joseph B. The Prehistoric Culture of Oklahoma. Craig Mound – also called "The Spiro Mound" – is the second-largest mound on the site and the only burial mound. It is located about 1, feet ( m) southeast of the plaza.

A cavity created within the mound, about 10 feet ( m) high and 15 feet ( m) wide, allowed for almost perfect preservation of fragile artifacts made of wood, conch shell, and : Le Flore County. ABSTRACT CRAIG MOUND & ARTIFACTS SPIRO MOUND SITE LE FLORE CO., OKLAHOMA MISSISSIPPIAN PERIOD, CADDOAN CULTURE This article illustrates and describes some of the artifacts that were found during the Pocola Mining Company's excavation of Craig Mound on the Spiro Mound site in Le Flore County, Oklahoma.

Also, several pictures from professor. Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma [Sievert, April K. and Rogers, J. Daniel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Author: J. Daniel Sievert, April K. and Rogers. Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma have recently been identified from the Spiro site in eastern Oklahoma.

This is the first evidence from Spiro of culture contact to the west. Spiro Mounds Is At Once The Most Authentic And Most Inauthentic Ancient Site In Oklahoma. The acre park, with its dozen mounds, is the only one of Oklahoma’s 25, prehistoric sites open to the public, and comprises the state’s only archaeological park.

The Spiro Mounds site is world renowned for the incredible amount of art and artifacts dug from the Craig Mound, the site's only burial mound. From the s Choctaw and Chickasaw freedmen farmed the land within the complex, but the mounds remained undisturbed until Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sievert, April Kay, Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma (OCoLC) Sievert, April K., with J.

Daniel Rogers and contribution by Javier Urcid. Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, num xiv + pages, figures, 11 plates, 48 tables, Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: April Kay Sievert; J Daniel Rogers; Javier Urcid; Smithsonian Institution.

The page hardbound book reintroduces a 21st Century readership to the famous Spiro Mounds excavations that occurred in Eastern Oklahoma in the ’s and early ’s.

So famous were the Spiro Mound excavations that a article in the Kansas City Star declared the site to be an American King Tut’s tomb. “Craig Mound” at the Spiro Mounds Archeological Center Oklahoma has only been a state sincebut people have been living here a lot longer than that.

There’s a quiet little spot by the Arkansas River just outside of Spiro where Native Americans lived for 8, continuous years. Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center features an annual Family Kite Flite Day on the third Saturday of March, Archaeology Day, and Birthday Bash in May, and periodic temporary exhibits sponsored by the Spiro Mounds Development Association.

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center is located northeast of Spiro, Oklahoma, four miles north of US The Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma was the richest source of pre-Columbian shell engravings in North America, a treasury of early native American artistry.

From about A.D. until the early part of this century, it remained virtually undisturbed, but in Cited by: Artifacts Page. Back to Home Page. Click on image to see enlargements. spiromound Figure 1: The Bell-Townsend-Onken Blade.

This artifact was recovered from The Spiro Mound, reportedly by Bill Heydon Vandagriff, and purchased for $ on the spot by Robert E. Bell for his father’s collection. Restaurants near Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center: ( mi) The Asian Kitchen ( mi) The Barn ( mi) Trophy's ( mi) El Toro Mexican Restaurant ( mi) 4 Star Diner; View all restaurants near Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center on Tripadvisor4/5(50).

Artifacts from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma [electronic resource] / April K. Sievert with J. Daniel Rogers ; contribution by Javier Urcid.

Format Online Resource Book Published Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Description 1 online resource (xiv, p.): ill. (some col.), maps. URL. The Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center is the only prehistoric Native American archaeological site in Oklahoma open to the public.

One of the most important American Indian sites in the nation, the Spiro Mounds are world renowned for the high volume of art and artifacts dug from the Craig Mound, the site's only burial on: 1st St, Spiro,OK.

infuriated the general public in Oklahoma that the state legislature passed measures outlawing such looting. The mounds are now owned and preserved by the Oklahoma Historical Society. Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center is located on Lock & Dam Road, 4 1/2 miles north of Oklahoma Highway 9 in Spiro (Highway 9 is the Oklahoma extension of.

Looting Spiro Mounds: An American King Tut's Tomb. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman Merriam, Larry and Christopher Merriam The Spiro Mound: A Photo Essay.

Merriam Station Books. Oklahoma City. Phillips, Philip and James A. Brown Pre-Colmbian Shell Engravings from the Craig Mound at Spiro, Oklahoma.The Spiro Mounds opened to the public in and are now under the protection of the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Special tours are offered .Spiro mound artifacts on display at Woolaroc Museum, near Bartlesville. Woolaroc Spiro Mounds artifacts.

Engraved design on marine shell drinking cup from Craig Mound, at the Spiro site, with four Piasa figures (part snake, cat, and bird) arranged in .