Mounds of Earth and Shell

Mounds of Earth and Shell

Native Sites : the Southeast

Book - 1993
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Random House, Inc.
Much of what we know of life among the inhabitants of North America before the arrival of Europeans comes from mounds in the southeastern U.S. However, there is much debate among scholars about the findings. Excavations show sophisticated cities, large effigy mounds, centers of worship, and possibly, vast earthwork calendars. Objects found in the mounds and burial sites provide graphic information about how these ancient people lived.

Baker & Taylor
Describes the construction materials and methods used by the mound builders to create different types of ceremonial earthen structures

Publisher: Montreal : Tundra Books, c1993
ISBN: 9780887763182
0887763189
Characteristics: 24 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 24 cm

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