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Sierra Bow

Sierra Bow



Archaeometry; Archaeology of the Southeastern United States; Rock art; Cave Archaeology; Indigenous Pottery Technology; Experimental Archaeology


Ph.D. 2020, Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A. 2012, Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
B.S. 2008, Psychology, East Tennessee State University


Jan F. Simek, Erin E. Dunsmore, Johannes Loubser, and Sierra M. Bow
2021 The Cosmos Revealed: Prehistoric Mississippian Rock Art at Painted Bluff, Alabama. Photographs by Alan Cressler. University of Alabama Press.
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2021 Tennessee Archaeology Awareness Month Poster: Tennessee Ancient Native American Cave Art. Tennessee Archaeology Awareness Month (TAAM) Blog post. archaeology-awareness-month-poster-tennessee-ancient-native-american-cave-art/
Bow, Sierra M., James Bates, Meagan E. Dennison, Connie Randall, and Jan Simek 
2020 Identifying Religious Activity in the Archaeological Record: The Case of the Griffin Rockshelter (40FR151). Shamans, Priests, Practice, Belief: Archaeological Examination of Religious and Ritual in the Eastern Woodlands, edited by Stephen B. Carmody and Cassey R. Barrier. University of Alabama Press.
Jan F. Simek, Alan Cressler, Sarah C. Sherwood, and Sierra M. Bow
2020 Expanding the Prehistoric Rock Art Database of the Midsouth 2010: New Sites in Tennessee and North Georgia. Tennessee Archaeology 10(2): 175- 199.
Jan Simek, Alan Cressler, Sarah C. Sherwood, Kristen Bobo, Sierra M. Bow, Joseph Douglas, Bill Lawrence, and Jason Reynolds
2017 New Cave and Rock Art Research 2015. Tennessee Archaeologist 9(1): 58- 76).
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