Unformatted text preview: • Sociopolitical changes as driving force of the development? • Complex settlements • Palisades • Plazas and mounds • Regional capitals or “cities” (Cahokia (Illinois) Moundville (Alabama) ) • Smaller political/administrative centers • Rural homesteads Cahokia: a Mississippian City • Established : 600-800 AD • 1000AD : very complex • Burials with human sacrifices...
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- Fall '07
- Anthropology, Native Americans in the United States, Mississippian culture, Southeastern Ceremonial Complex