1 edition of Explorations into Cahokia archaeology found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 165-175
|Statement||University of Illinois|
|Publishers||University of Illinois|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 51 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
|2||Bulletin - Illinois Archaeological Survey ; no. 7|
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The points in this picture were found in cache 1551 in primary mound 1. One of them is estimated to have been three feet in diameter and had been placed eight feet into the ground.
All of these points are made of white Burlington chert. We want to understand those relationships, and so we consider contemporary native perspectives and explanations, alongside newer theories of religion and urbanism. But their styles hint at known types from Cahokia and other regions around Cahokia to the west and south.
University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor. Six different variations of the type are reported and total 326 points. Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Springfield, Illinois 1996 The Ancient Skies and Sky Watchers of Cahokia. Explorations into Cahokia archaeology
1000 CAHOKIA MOUNDS STATE HISTORIC SITE ST. This website contains digital photographs and digitized slides of Cahokia Mounds taken by of St. Mound 72 is one of eight ridge-top mounds located on the Cahokia Mounds site. This position is presented in our discussion of Cahokian religion Fuller and Fuller Explorations into Cahokia archaeology."Ozarks Chipped-Stone Resources: A Guide To The Identification, Distribution, And Prehistoric Use Of Cherts And Other Siliceous Raw Materials," p.
Four large caches of arrow points were discovered in Mound 72. Ahler, "A Commemoration of Chiefly Power and Sacred Space, chap. Among the categories of arrowheads were Explorations into Cahokia archaeology and materials indicating relationships between Cahokia and areas as far away as Oklahoma, Tennessee, southern Illinois, and Wisconsin.
The most common type in this cache is represented by 108 black type X Scallorn points made of Pitkin chert. A large number of artifacts were found during the excavation. Their address is Cahokia Mounds Museum Society, 30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, IL 62234.
Also, several small stone tools were found in the form of flakes, micro-drills, micro-drill cores, unifacial tools, abraders, etc. It's difficult to imagine how the different people who made them could have done a better job. The shortest point is the white triple-notched Cahokia point at lower right that appears to have been resharpened.
"----the entire sequence of events at Mound 72 could have taken place within a span of 100 years.