Conceptual aerial view of Cahokia Mounds


Conceptual aerial view of Cahokia Mounds


Mound-builders; Mississippian culture


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.


Roe, Herb




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Roe, Herb, “Conceptual aerial view of Cahokia Mounds,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed July 15, 2024,