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Site:
Provenience:
Provenience Type:
Burials in Same Grave:
Primary Source:
Marietta Earthwork
Atwater 1820:168
Burial
None
Atwater 1820:168
Feature Description:
- Within a mound near the fortifications laid on the surface of the earth
- Circle of thin, flat stones laid around and over body, eight feet diameter
Contents:
1. Human skeletal remains (1)
- head to southwest
- extended
2. Earspools (3)
- described as large circular copper “bosses”
- plated with silver
- 2.25 inches across face
- fronts are slightly convex
- on forehead
3. Panpipe sleeve (1)
- silver
- “near the side of the body”
- six inches long by two inches wide
- three longitudinal ridges
- three or four rivet holes remain
4. Copper tube (1)
- in two or three pieces
- filled with iron rust
- unknown position
5. Copper plumb ornament (1)
- round, 2.5 inches long by one inch diameter at center and 0.5 inch at end
- silver incorporated into cracks
- by feet
6. Red ochre or paint (1 piece)
- unknown position
7. Iron ore (1 piece)
- unknown position
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