William Edward Myer (1862-1923) of Carthage, Tennessee, was the state’s most significant and productive archaeologist in the early twentieth century. Unfortunately, until now his monumental and previously unpublished Stone Age Man in the Middle South manuscript―intended to be his magnum opus summarizing decades of observations regarding the archaeology of the upper and central Cumberland Valley―has been accessible to only a limited number of regional archaeologists for the better part of a century. These volumes make readily available for the first time both Myer’s Stone Age Man manuscript and an extended sampling of his other writings including his previously unknown Record of Relics No. 2, his personal inventory of his extensive (12,000+ items) collection. This anthology of Myer’s work fills a long standing void in the literature of this region and is a “must have” addition to any library devoted to the prehistoric archaeology of Tennessee, the southeastern United States, and the study of Mississippian era chiefdom level societies.

Stone Age Man in the Middle South and Other Writings 2V

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