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Rooney burial mound / by Peter Jenson.

Author/Creator:
Jenson, Peter.
Publication:
St. Paul, Minn. : The Science Museum, 1960.
Format/Description:
Book
12 p. : ill ; 28 cm.
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Other Title:
Science Bulletin no. 7
Subjects:
Mounds -- Minnesota -- Brooten.
Brooten, Minnesota -- Antiquities.
Summary:
"The Rooney Mound. located five miles northwest of Brooten, Minnesota, was excavated by the Science Museum crew during August, 1959. The mound was uncovered when Mr. Rooney and some workmen began excavating a new basement for an addition to the Rooney farmhouse. After finding several skeletons, Mr. Rooney notified the county sheriff...Peter Jenson of the museum staff visited the site...The Science Museum obtained permission from Mr. Rooney to excavate the area..." - Introduction.
Contents:
Introduction
The site and its excavation
Stratigraphy
Burial I
Skeletal material
Rooney Cranial measurements
Rooney Cranial Indices
Pottery and artifacts
Relation to other burial mounds
Analysis of the site.
Notes:
Reprinted from the Minnesota Journal of Science, vol. IV, no. 4, April 1960.
Contributor:
Science Museum (Saint Paul, Minn.)
OCLC:
656364584