Serpent Mound

Serpent Mound - Michael Bustamante Serpent Mound Location:...

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Michael Bustamante Serpent Mound Location: This National Historic Landmark closely resembles an uncoiled serpent resting by the banks of the Ohio Brush Creek. Located in Adams County, Ohio this archaeological site spans a staggering 1,330 feet. How the site was discovered: In the late nineteenth century (1887-1889) on behalf of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, Frederick Ward Putnam exposed this archaeological site. What is known about the culture that inhabited the site: The serpent mound has been the center of debate for many years now, because there is little evidence to prove of its past culture. Many archaeologists are conflicted between three main cultures to which this mound could have been constructed by. The Adena Culture, Hopewell Culture, and the Fort Ancient Culture are all prospects to which this mound could have been a result. Not only this, but many archaeologists also believe an ancient Indian tribe, the Allegewi, could also be the creators of such a mound. Why is
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Jeffrey during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..

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