Cache Pit

Cache Pit

Time Frame: 1200-1700

Cache pits were dug into the house floor or between houses to allow for the storage of food, particularly corn, and other items.
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Illustrated by Mary Slattery, Will Thomson, and David Crawford
Office of the State Archaeologist
Adapted from Office Of The State Archaeologist, Educational Series 7 – Oneota

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