Artifact Report, Artifact Collections in Tishomingo County October 1978


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Program’s (VCP) Augusta laboratory in April of 2014. The Augusta VCP laboratory is a USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections program, which was staffed through New South Associates, Inc., an archaeological contract firm located in Stone Mountain, Georgia between April of 2014 and April of 2015. Between April and October of 2015 the program was staffed through Cogstone-Berger JV, an archaeological contract firm located in Orange, California. Beginning in mid-October, 2015, the program was staffed by ERG-NSA JV, a joint venture between Environmental Research Group (ERG) of Baltimore, Maryland, and New South Associates, Inc., headquartered in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

The procedures employed to re-house the archaeological material from the Artifact Collections in Tishomingo County October 1978 investigation are discussed below and follow those procedures utilized by the Augusta VCP laboratory. In the re-housing process of each investigative effort of the USACE, Mobile District’s collection, the same standard procedures and the Cobb Institute of Archaeology guidelines were followed. Upon completion of the curation management project, the collection was sent to Cobb Institute of Archaeology for permanent curation.

The artifact database can be found in tDAR at

Cite this Record

Artifact Report, Artifact Collections in Tishomingo County October 1978. Joyce Foster, Lacey Smith. Baltimore, Maryland: Environmental Research Group. 2016 ( tDAR id: 427095) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8K64MTP

Spatial Coverage

min long: -88.38; min lat: 34.565 ; max long: -88.143; max lat: 34.985 ;


General Note: The digital materials in this collection were processed by the Veterans Curation Program (VCP), and include an artifact database, artifact report, and select artifact photographs. Additional digital materials held by the VCP include additional artifact photographs.

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