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Cahokia and surrounding mound groups

David I. Bushnell

Cahokia and surrounding mound groups

by David I. Bushnell

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Published by Kraus Reprint co. in Millwood, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mounds -- Illinois,
  • Mounds -- Missouri,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- Antiquities,
  • Cahokia (Ill.) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. I. Bushnell, jr
    SeriesPapers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University -- v. 3, no. 1, Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University -- vol. 3, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14597975M

    Cahokia and the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex. In: MOUNDS, MODOC AND MESOAMERICA, Papers in Honor of Melvin L. Fowler. Edited by Stephen R. Ahler, Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers, Vol. XXVIII, pp. Springfield. Bushnell, David I, Jr. THE CAHOKIA AND SURROUNDING MOUND GROUPS. Cahokia was the largest and most influential urban settlement of the Mississippian culture, which developed advanced societies across much of what is now the central and southeastern United States, beginning more than 1, years before European contact. Today, Cahokia Mounds is considered the largest and most complex archaeological site north of the great pre-Columbian cities in Mexico. Cahokia Mounds Governing body: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

    Claudia Gellman Mink's Cahokia: City of the Sun provides a nicely-illustrated introduction to a general readership of this remarkable Mississippian site. The booklet, weighing in at a lean 76 pages, could benefit from updating and inclusion of comparative data from adjacent "outlier" sites such as the East St. Louis Mounds and other mound groups studied in recent years as part of large /5. Cahokia was originally North America’s largest pyramidal mound site, possibly containing as many as two hundred mounds, including the third-largest pyramid in the New World.

      When Mound 72 was first excavated in , researchers uncovered more than people buried there in a series of mass graves. An artist envisions a mass sacrifice of young women in Cahokia around CE that may have filled one of the more notorious graves in Mound 72 (Credit: Herb Roe) Many of them were victims of human sacrifice.   This edition of Moorehead's excavations at Cahokia provides a comprehensive collection of Moorehead's investigations of the nation's largest prehistoric mound center. Covering almost fourteen square kilometers in Illinois, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the largest prehistoric mound center in North America and has been4/5(4).


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The Cahokia and Surrounding Mound Groups, Author: David Ives Bushnell. The volume includes Moorehead's final report along with portions of two preliminary reports, covering both Cahokia and several surrounding mound groups.

John Kelly's introduction to the book sets Moorehead's investigations in the context of other work conducted at Cahokia prior to the s and : Warren King Moorehead.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bushnell, David I. (David Ives), Cahokia and surrounding mound groups. Cambridge, Mass.: Peabody Museum, THE CAHOKIA AND SURROUNDING MOUND GROUPS VOLUME 3, NOS. (PAPERBACK)United States, Paperback.

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The Cahokia and surrounding mound groups. [David I Bushnell, Jr.]. The volume includes Moorehead's final report along with portions of two preliminary reports, covering both Cahokia and several surrounding mound groups. John Kelly's introduction to the book sets Moorehead's investigations in the context of other work conducted at Cahokia.

Both mounds at Cahokia and rock art at Gottschall and Painted Cave point to "the emergence by the mid-eleventh century of a powerful cultural narrative surrounding heroic characters who are identified in one way or another with supernatural thunderbird deities, arrows, special nipple or ear ornaments, disembodied human heads, and the afterlife or underworld."/5.

The Cahokia and Surrounding Mound Groups - Primary Source Edition por David Ives Bushnell,disponible en Book Depository con envío : David Ives Bushnell. This book is a report of archaeological investigations conducted at Cahokia from to by Warren K.

Moorehead, who confirmed that the mounds were built by indigenous peoples and who worked to assure preservation of the site. Cahokia Mounds: America's First City (Landmarks), Iseminger, William, Good Book See more like this Native America Replica of Cahokia Mounds Wood Duck Effigy Pot Marked SM II Pre-Owned.

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, administered by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is just eight miles from downtown St.

Louis near Collinsville, Illinois, off Interstates andand Illinoison Collinsville road. Entrance is free of charge, although a donation of $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $2 for children, and $ The Cahokia and surrounding mound groups / by D.I. Bushnell, Jr. series title Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University v.

3, no. Cahokia was a massive city built by an American Indian civilization around the year CE on the east coast of the Mississippi River, near what is now St. Louis. The author of this book describes it as 3, acres of great pyramids, spacious plazas, thatched-roofed temples, houses. The Cahokia and surrounding mound groups.

Request This. Author Bushnell, David I., Jr. (David Ives), Title The Cahokia and surrounding mound groups / by D.I. Bushnell, jr. Format Book Published Cambridge, Mass.: Peabody Museum, Cahokia (Ill.)--Antiquities. Holdings Library Blmgtn - Auxiliary Library Facility.

The volume includes Moorehead's final report along with portions of two preliminary reports, covering both Cahokia and several surrounding mound groups. John Kelly's introduction to the book sets Moorehead's investigations in the context of other work conducted at Cahokia prior to the s and afterwards.The Cahokia and surrounding mound groups / (Cambridge, Mass.: Peabody Museum, ), by David I.

Bushnell (page images at HathiTrust) Forty years' researches in British & .