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Certain Caddo Sites in Arkansas

Indian Notes & Monographs

M.R. Harrington - 1920

 Gustav's Library Vintage Reprint


The classic book of the Caddo Indians, Harrington's excavations continued where Clarence B. Moore's left off.  This work focuses upon this one culture and the depth of study is superb.  Utilizing excavations and research materials, Harrington paints a vivid picture of this vanished people's life.   Profusely illustrated,  there is plate after plate of Caddo pottery, flint, ground stone, pipes, etc. -  137 full page plates in all. In fact, it was very difficult to pick out just a few plates for this display as some of the most breathtaking artifacts are pictured throughout this book.

As with other early titles of the Heye Foundation, this book was originally published in the small format used by the Hispanic Society of America for their publications, we have enlarged this edition 125% from the original to facilitate ease of handling.

Please take a look at the extended table of contents (below) to see the many areas covered by this monumental work.

This 6-1/2" x 9", soft cover, facsimile reprint contains 348 pages of text, 137 full page plates and 43 illustrations.  $27.95


Blades Bannerstone Boatstone

Rare Pottery


Grave Goods

Pipes Effigy
Sample  Plates - click on image to enlarge

Table of Contents
Chapter I Mound excavations
Chapter II Mounds on the Webb, Frank Brown,and Eb Brown Places
Chapter III Cemeteries on the Cole Place, near Ozan
Chapter IV Mounds on the White and Robins Places, near Ozan
Chapter VI Mound Group near Washington
Chapter VII Mound Group at Mineral SpringsChapter
Chapter VIII Site at Lawrence, near Hot Springs
Chapter IX Sites near Cedar Glades, west of Hot Springs
Chapter X Culture Identified as Caddo
Chapter XI  Distribution of Caddo Culture
Chapter XII Ceramic Art
Chapter XIII Stonework
Chapter XIV Woodwork, Basketry, Copper, Bone,and Shell
Chapter XV Means of Livelihood
Chapter XVI Clothing and Adornment
Chapter XVII Houses
Chapter XVIII Beliefs and Ceremonies
Chapter XIX War Customs
Chapter XX Death and Burial
Appendix An Ancient Town, or Chief's House