Shiloh Mounds Archeological Project

 

Photographic catalog - May 29, 2002

SEAC field crew and volunteers gathered outside Quarters 4 on first day of Shiloh 2002 project.

Shiloh Mounds Archeological Project policy manuals handed out to SEAC field crew members (hyperlink connects to policy manual section of appendix).

View of Shiloh Mound A (facing NE).

Equipment and storage trailer at base of Mound A (facing W).

SEAC field crew members form a sandbag removal brigade atop Mound A (facing S).

View of the north trench with protective plywood and visqueen coverings (facing S).

 

View of the South Trench with protective plywood and visqueen coverings (facing N).

SEAC field crew removing sandbags from 2001 excavation trench on mound summit (facing NE).

SEAC field crew members forming a sandbag removal brigade atop Mound A (facing N).

Preparing to assemble tents that will provide shade during excavations (facing SW).

SEAC field crew removing sandbags from mound summit (facing NE).

SEAC archeologists Steven Kidd, Kellei Jefferson, Heather Mustonen and SEAC crew chief Chuck Lawson remove visqueen covering from excavation trench.

 

SEAC archeologists Klinton Baggett, Rachel Horlings and project leader John Cornelison assemble tent canopy (facing SW).

SEAC archeologists Jessica McNeil and Josh Wells delineating a new excavation unit to the west of the summit control trench (facing N).

Canopy for paperwork and equipment area atop the mound (facing NW).

View of South Trench covered with protective plywood and visqueen (facing N).

SEAC archeologists Kellei Jefferson, Zuli Gokay, Jennifer Bedell and Heather Mustonen working on removal of visqueen from the South Trench (facing N).

View of South Trench and stairs taken from atop Mound A (facing S).

 

SEAC field crew members prepare to excavate the newly uncovered 2001 excavation trench atop the mound (facing N).

View of uncovered South Trench showing extent of 2001 excavations (facing N).

Preparing to remove the plywood covering from the north trench (facing North from atop Mound A ).

SEAC archeologists Robert Moses, Kellei Jefferson and Steven Kidd prepare to open new excavation units to the west of control trench on mound summit (facing N).

SEAC archeologist Jennifer Bedell (right) walks to meet other crew members at the water screen area.

Discussion about water screening procedures.

 

SEAC archeologists Jennifer Bedell and Heather Mustonen happily removing sandbags from the top of Mound A.

SEAC archeologists Kellei Jefferson, Donna Rauch, Jessica McNeil and Jennifer Bedell form a sandbag removal brigade on summit of Mound A (facing N).

Old or torn sandbags from 2001 season which cannot be reused.

SEAC archeologist Steven Kidd and SEAC crew chief Chuck Lawson remove visqueen covering 2001 excavation trench on mound summit. (facing S).

SEAC field crew begins to dismantle plywood covering from excavation trench on summit of mound (facing N).

SEAC archeologists Zuli Gokay, Steven Kidd, Josh Wells, Chuck Lawson and Jessica McNeil stand at top of the north trench (facing SE).

 

View of SEAC field crew members at the top of the covered North trench (facing S).

Project volunteer Addison Carter, SEAC archeologist Donna Rauch and SEAC crew chief Chuck Lawson removing plywood covering 2001 excavations atop Mound A ( Facing South).

SEAC field crew removing plywood on top of mound A (facing NE).

SEAC archeologists Steven Kidd and Kellei Jefferson removing protective plywood from control trench on summit of Mound A (facing NE).

SEAC archeologists Kellei Jefferson and Steven Kidd removing protective plywood from control trench on summit of Mound A (facing NE).

SEAC archeologists Josh Wells, Zuli Gokay and Jessica McNeil helping to remove the plywood from the summit trench of Mound A.

 

SEAC archeologist Kellei Jefferson leaning plywood against a tree atop Mound A.

SEAC archeologist Jessica McNeil taking time out of a busy day for a photo op.

SEAC archeologist Steven Kidd beginning a new excavation unit (facing E).

SEAC archeologist Zuli Gokay removes nails from the plywood coverings.

SEAC archeologist Robert Moses beginning a new excavation unit east of the summit control trench (facing E).

SEAC archeologists Christopher Lydick, Kellei Jefferson, Ben Barnes and Klinton Baggett seeking shelter from a sudden thunderstorm atop Mound A.

 

SEAC archeologist Jennifer Bedell and project leader David Anderson discuss how the rain will affect the project (facing E).

Addison Carter, a SEAC volunteer, waits out the rain.

SEAC archeologist Rachel Horlings brings a second hose to the pump area.

Canopied platform on top of the mound gets drenched during a sudden rainstorm.

SEAC archeologists Rachel Horlings and Robert Moses seek refuge from the rain.

SEAC crew chief Tammy Cooper in doorway of equipment trailer.

 

 

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