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Sellars Indian Mound

Sellars Indian Mound
The main mound at the site
Sellars Indian Mound is located in Tennessee
Sellars Indian Mound
Sellars Indian Mound
Country  USA
Region Wilson County, Tennessee
Nearest town Lebanon, Tennessee
Culture Mississippian culture
First occupied 1000 CE
Abandoned 1300 CE
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body State of Tennessee
Architectural styles platform mound
Number of temples


Sellars Indian Mound
Governing body State of Tennessee
NRHP Reference # 72001256[1]

Sellars Indian Mound is a National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1972.[1]

Numerous sandstone figurines have been unearthed on the site.[2] One was featured on a United States postage stamp.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  2. ^ Kevin E. Smith; James V. Miller (2009). Speaking with the Ancestors-Mississippian Stone Statuary of the Tennessee-Cumberland region.  
  3. ^ "Art of the American Indians Stamps". Retrieved 2010-07-05. 

External links

  • Friends of the Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area
  • Sellars Indian Mound, Lebanon, TN Mississippian • Mound Complex & Earthworks
  • Long Hunter State Park
  • Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area-walking tour brochure

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