Shiloh Mounds Archeological Project

 

Photographic catalog - November 7, 2003

SEAC field crew excavating floor surfaces on the northern portion of Mound A on a particularly cold Tennessee morning in November (facing NNE).

SEAC field crew excavating floor surfaces on the northern portion of Mound A on a particularly cold Tennessee morning in November (facing NNE).

(L to R) Archeologists Major McCollough, David Michaels, and Robert Chapman from the University of the South standing at the base of the western profile of Mound A during a visit to the site (facing NW).

(L to R) Archeologists Major McCollough, David Michaels, and Robert Chapman from the University of the South standing at the base of the western profile of Mound A during a visit to the site (facing NW).

(L to R) Archeologists Major McCollough, David Michaels, and Robert Chapman from the University of the South standing at the base of the western profile of Mound A during a visit to the site (facing NW).

Major McCollough (right) observing as SEAC archeologists (left, top to bottom) Case Robbertson, Robert Moses, and Ehren Habela excavate posthole features associated with the northernmost structure of Mound A (facing N).

 

Major McCollough (right) observing as SEAC archeologists (left, top to bottom) Case Robbertson, Robert Moses, and Ehren Habela excavate posthole features associated with the northernmost structure of Mound A (facing N).

Excavations at Mound A continue with a skeleton crew as field operations for the 2003 field season wind down (facing NE).

Excavations at Mound A continue with a skeleton crew as field operations for the 2003 field season wind down (facing NE).

The bitter cold of November at Shiloh has prompted many excavators to don cold weather gear while excavating, here Shawn Moore wears a winter coat while taking basal elevations for a floor surface he just removed from the surface of an interior stage of Mound A (facing NNE).

Excavations at Mound A continue with a skeleton crew as field operations for the 2003 field season wind down, here only SEAC archeologist Case Robbertson (right) and project volunteer Victoria Matthews (left) are digging atop Mound A (facing NE).

Excavations at Mound A continue with a skeleton crew as field operations for the 2003 field season wind down, here only SEAC archeologist Case Robbertson (right) and project volunteer Victoria Matthews (left) are digging atop Mound A (facing NE).

 

Shiloh interpretive ranger Ashley Ball atop Mound A (facing S).

Shiloh interpretive ranger Ashley Ball.

SEAC field crew excavating floor surfaces on the northern portion of Mound A on a particularly cold Tennessee morning in November (facing NNE).

Retired NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearrs standing at the base of the western profile of Mound A during a visit to the site (facing NW).

Retired NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearrs standing at the base of the western profile of Mound A during a visit to the site (facing NW).

Retired NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearrs standing at the base of the western profile of Mound A during a visit to the site (facing NW).

           

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Project leader David Anderson (lower right) conducts a guided tour of the Mound A excavations for a group of members of a Civil War roundtable group led by retires NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearrs (holding baton) (facing SE).

Project leader David Anderson (lower right) conducts a guided tour of the Mound A excavations for a group of members of a Civil War roundtable group led by retires NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearrs (holding baton) (facing SE).

Project leader David Anderson (lower right) conducts a guided tour of the Mound A excavations for a group of members of a Civil War roundtable group led by retires NPS Chief Historian Ed Bearrs (holding baton) (facing SE).

 

 

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