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Archeology of Mummy Cave Wyoming: An Introduction To Shoshonean Prehistory

Author(s): Wilfred M. Husted ; Robert Edgar

Year: 1967

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Summary

Few archeological sites provide a look into a broad section of the past, exposing in one awesome stroke, the splendor, the magnificence, and the mystery of cultural successes and failures over long periods of time. Typically only a few enticing bits and pieces are all that remain, often incomplete, and almost always disappointingly deficient when one considers what might have been preserved. Occasionally, however, the archeologist is provided with a view that exceeds our imagination and dreams. Mummy Cave is one of those rare and wonderful sites — lovingly appreciated, but much of it unknown and hidden from our full view for nearly 40 years. This volume brings to life a wonderful picture of the material culture and history of mountain dwellers during the past 9,000 years.


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Archeology of Mummy Cave Wyoming: An Introduction To Shoshonean Prehistory. Wilfred M. Husted, Robert Edgar. 1967 ( tDAR id: 29995) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8PC30RQ


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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1500 to 1599


Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.057; min lat: 43.801 ; max long: -108.551; max lat: 45.006 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Sponsor(s): NPS, Midwest Archaeological Center, Lincoln, NE

Prepared By(s): Smithsonian Institute, River Basin Project, Lincoln, NE


Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 920779

NADB citation id number(s): 000000119097

Notes

General Note: Sent from: Smithsonian Institute, River Basin Project, Lincoln, NE

General Note: Submitted to: NPS, Midwest Archaeological Center, Lincoln, NE


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