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Excavation of the Indian Neck Ossuary, September 1979, Wellfleet, MA

Creator(s): Francis McManamon

Year: 1979

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Summary

Photo of the base of the ossuary feature on the north side of the photo (clam knife is pointing north) and layer of calcined bone, believed to be part of a cremation that was overlain by the unburned ossuary burial feature. The photo is taken from a nearly vertical perspective over the feature.


Cite this Record

Excavation of the Indian Neck Ossuary, September 1979, Wellfleet, MA. Francis McManamon. 1979. Records are at the Cape Cod National Seashore Curation Facility, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham, MA ( tDAR id: 370032) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8SF2TQ9





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Spatial Coverage

min long: -70.043; min lat: 41.9 ; max long: -69.987; max lat: 41.942 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Francis McManamon

Sponsor(s): Cape Cod National Seashore, National Park Service


Notes

General Note: This photo shows human skeletal remains and may be offensive to some individuals.


Source Collections

Records are at the Cape Cod National Seashore Curation Facility, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Eastham, MA Human remains were repatriated in the 1980s

File Information

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a11-caco_387_roll_8_frame_19.tif 6.70mb Oct 26, 2011 12:45:28 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America