THE PREHISTORIC CAVE ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF DUNBAR CAVE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

@article{Simek2012THEPC,
  title={THE PREHISTORIC CAVE ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF DUNBAR CAVE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE},
  author={J. F. Simek and Sarah A. Blankenship and A. Cressler and J. Douglas and A. Wallace and Daniel C. Weinand and Heather Welborn},
  journal={Journal of Cave and Karst Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={74},
  pages={19-32}
}
  • J. F. Simek, Sarah A. Blankenship, +4 authors Heather Welborn
  • Published 2012
  • Geology
  • Journal of Cave and Karst Studies
  • 1 Abstract: Dunbar Cave in Montgomery County, Tennessee has been used by people in a great variety of ways. This paper reports on prehistoric uses of the cave, which were quite varied. The vestibule of the cave, which is today protected by a concrete slab installed during the cave's days as an historic tourist showplace, saw extensive and very long term occupation. Diagnostic artifacts span the period from Late Paleo-Indian (ca.10,000-years ago) to the Mississippian, and include Archaic (10,000… CONTINUE READING

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