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The Mound Builders of Ancient North America

4000 Years of American Indian Art, Science, Engineering, & Spirituality Reflected in Majestic Earthworks

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The Mound Builders of Ancient North America by E.Barrie Kavasch
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Ancient Mound Builders created thousands of sacred earthen structures all across America. These native Indian cultures flourished for 4000 years before the first settlers came, creating mysterious giant earthen shapes of birds, bears, snakes, and alligator mounds, along with great conical mounds that held the bones of their leaders and loved ones. Who were these sophisticated and spiritual ancient people? They were talented shamans, farmers, hunters, fishermen, artists, and midwives who held special reverence for Mother Earth. Learn more about them and see some of their amazing artistic achievements inside "The Mound Builders of Ancient North America." Study a detailed TimeLine that helps to place everything in exact perspective. See what was also happening elsewhere in the world during the Mound Builders heydays. Surprising fetes of engineering and geographic earthworks remind us that these ancient cultures held impressive worldviews.
Release date Australia
December 22nd, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
iUniverse
Pages
244
Dimensions
152x229x16
ISBN-13
9780595305612
Product ID
1800005

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