Conceptual aerial view of Cahokia Mounds

Title

Conceptual aerial view of Cahokia Mounds

Subject

Mound-builders; Mississippian culture

Description

Illustration by Herb Roe of the Mississippian culture Cahokia Mounds Site in Illinois, showing the large Monks Mound at the center of the site with the Grand Plaza to its south. This central precinct is encircled by a palisade. Three other plazas surround Monks Mound to the west, north and east. To the west of the western plaza is the Woodhenge circle of cedar posts.

Creator

Roe, Herb

Date

2015

Rights

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Original Format

Illustrated work

Physical Dimensions

450 × 300 pixels

Files

Cahokia_Aerial_HRoe_2015.jpg

Citation

Roe, Herb, “Conceptual aerial view of Cahokia Mounds,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed December 2, 2022, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/803.

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