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The Mound 72 area

The Mound 72 area

dedicated and sacred space in early Cahokia

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Published by Illinois State Museum Society in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.),
  • American Bottom (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • American Bottom.,
  • American Bottom,
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Mississippian culture -- Illinois -- American Bottom.,
    • Indians of North America -- Illinois -- American Bottom -- Antiquities.,
    • Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites -- Illinois -- Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Illinois -- American Bottom.,
    • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Park (Ill.),
    • American Bottom (Ill.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-238).

      Other titlesMount Seventy-two area
      Statementby Melvin L. Fowler ... [et al.].
      SeriesReports of investigations / Illinois State Museum,, no. 54, Reports of investigations (Illinois State Museum) ;, no. 54.
      ContributionsFowler, Melvin L. 1924-, Illinois State Museum Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAM101 .I374 no. 54, E99.M6815 .I374 no. 54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6832797M
      ISBN 100897921577
      LC Control Number00326795
      OCLC/WorldCa44132734

      The Mound Builders: (Altered Landscapes). USA has more than , artificial mounds between the great lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. (12) The varying cultures collectively called Mound Builders were prehistoric inhabitants of North America who, during a 5,year period, constructed various styles of earthen mounds for religious and ceremonial, burial, and elite residential purposes. The last circle, which has yet to be fully excavated, is made of 72 posts. An Ancient Winter Solstice Temple in Ireland. Mound The burial complex in Mound 72 is one of the most significant discoveries at the site. Between and , teams from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee excavated the ridgetop mound.

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      The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide. Cahokia - Mound [News and Comments:8] Artificial Mound in St. Clare County, Illinois. A burial mound sited south of the central plaza of the city of Cahokia. Extensive excavations in the 's discovered multiple smaller mounds had been. The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site / k ə ˈ h oʊ k i ə / is the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city (which existed circa – CE) directly across the Mississippi River from modern St. Louis, historic park lies in western Illinois between East St. Louis and Collinsville. The park covers 2, acres ( ha), or about square miles (9 km 2), and contains Governing body: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.


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Melvin L. Fowler is the author of The Mound 72 Area ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Mounds, Modoc, And Mesoamerica ( avg r /5. Despite this and some updates that need to be made (interpretation of Mound 72 layout), Cahokia Mounds: America’s First City provides readers with a tangible discussion of the layout and purpose of the impressive mound city interpreted from (mostly) current archaeological evidence/5(10).

I have another book about Cahokia with drawings of the burials in Mo sketches of the skeletons, the men with hands and heads cut off to guard the 52 young sacrificed virgins, the two leaders buried on top of each other, the cache of chunkey stones, arrows, /5(82).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mound 72 area. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Museum The Mound 72 area book, (OCoLC) Material Type. The mound in the story is located in Binger in Caddo County, which is a real town about 60 miles ( km) southwest of Oklahoma City.

He places the mound about a third of a mile west of Binger, an area where there are no mounds, which seems to make this geographic detail the only fictional part of Author: H.

Lovecraft (ghostwriter) and Zealia Bishop. Cahokia’s Mound 72 is one of the most socially complex and frequently discussed burial features in the Eastern Woodlands.

The principal feature of this mound is the interment of two individuals: a primary, extended individual buried supine on top of 20, shells beads and another primary, extended individual beneath the beads.

Mound This mound, about meters (2, feet) south of Monks Mound, was not included on the Patrick Map. Patrick numbers 71 mounds, which he includes in the main portion of his map of the Cahokia site.

The first map Moorehead published () appears to be a. All content in this area was uploaded by John E. Kelly on to a number of features at Cahokia: the Keller figurine, Mo Ramey knives, "Woodhenges," and the mounds and plazas.

Inarchaeologist Melvin Fowler discovered a massive burial site at Cahokia while excavating an unusual, ridgetop mound. This mound, now called Mo held five mass graves, each containing 20 to more than 50 bodies, with dozens of other bodies buried individually or in groups, sometimes directly over the mass graves.

Researchers from the Illinois State Archaeological Survey uncover newly discovered info about Mound 72 at Cahokia. Using new technology and. This chapter provides a description of the mound and its associated material features and contents, a summary description of its larger context (Woodhenge 72), and a critique of the hierarchical account of this major feature.

The chapter first discusses the most relevant components and associations of Mound This is followed by the hierarchical monistic modular polity interpretation, which.

The Mound 72 Area: Dedicated and Sacred Space in Early Cahokia (, Paperback). Mound 72 is a ridge-top mound and one characteristic of these types of mounds at Cahokia is that 5 out of the 8 known examples are located at the outer most limits of the mound area.

Many of the mounds at Cahokia seem to have been constructed at locations along certain alignment points within the mound. 41 results for cahokia mounds Save cahokia mounds to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow cahokia mounds to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed.

One mystery the city presents is a burial mound called Mound 72 found in the s that contained more than bodies, almost all women, almost all victims of human sacrifice, says an article at Western Digs.

An drawing of the Monks Mound at. Archaeologist Melvin Fowler, who died indiscovered the enormous burial ground in during the excavation of an unusual mound with a. The best reference for information about mound 72 is a recently published report in by the Illinois State Museum.

It's called Reports of Investigations, No 54, "THE MOUND 72 AREA", Dedicated and Sacred Space in Early Cahokia. A different kind of death--most likely an execution--came to the Mound 72 area around Thirty-nine men and women stood on the edge of a pit just southwest of the previous : Harold Henderson.

When Mound 72 was first excavated inresearchers 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 mound, which was originally about feet long and more than 12 feet high, has been somewhat worn down by time. It is on the J.R. Secrist farm in South Huntington township The most interesting feature in the recent excavation was the mummified torso of the human body Portions of the bones dug up and the bones in the legs, Prof.

Peterson declares, are those of a person between. Mound 72 chunkie stones placed with elite male burial. Mound 72 disk shell beads placed with elite male burial. Woodhenge Excavation during Monks mound in the distance. Mount 72 restored after excavation. Sandstone tablet portraying an "Elite" wearing an ear spool and hawk/eagle wings.

Other recent findings related to the people buried in Mound 72 are described in the Journal of Archaeological Science, the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, and a chapter in the book “Beyond Collapse: Archaeological Perspectives on Resilience, Revitalization and Transformation in Complex Societies.”.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) [Read about the recent discovery of men among the dead in Mound “Infamous Mass Grave of Young Women in Ancient City of Cahokia Also Holds Men: Study“].