In this early work, Warren
K. Moorehead explores Ohio's prehistoric past through a series of mound
excavations centered around Ross County, Ohio. Of note were the discovery
of the cache of 7,232 flint discs and the copper antler headdress of the
Hopewell Group of mounds. Some of the most notable discoveries of U.S.
Archaeology are described in these pages.
About the Author: Warren King Moorehead
(1866-1939) was curator of the Museum of Ohio State University (1894-1897). He
became the first curator of the Peabody Museum as well as head of the Philips
Academy Archaeology Department, Andover, Massachusetts in 1901. After
retirement, he served on the United States Board of Indian Commissioners from
1909 to 1933.
This 6" x 8-1/2", 246 page soft cover book is illustrated with 54
B&W engravings and photographs. $16.95