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Title:[Photograph of pit feature filled with refuse at mid-18th century Tomotley, taken in 1974] / [by Gerald F. Schroedl] : a machine-readable transcription
Author:Schroedl, Gerald F.

This work is the property of the McClung Museum, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

Date: 1974
Extent: 1p
Summary :This is a photograph of a pit-feature at the Overhill Cherokee town of Tomotley. The pit was originally used to recover soil or to store food, and was later filled with refuse. Excavations of Overhill Cherokee villages were conducted by the University of Tennessee between 1967 and 1983 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project. Excavations continued until 1983, and laboratory studies and report preparation continued until 1987. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River Valley, in eastern Tennessee, by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Principal Investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Director, Gerald F. Schrodel.
Collection :Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Document :mm002

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Pit feature at Tomotley. Original use to recover soil or to store food, subsequently filled with refuse, mid 18th century, excavations by University of Tennessee 1974. Photograph by Gerald F. Schroedl. This information was provided by the Frank H. McClung Museum.
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