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Archaeological Anthropology

Cahokia

2013

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The Construction Of A Mound And A New Community: An Analysis Of The Ceramic And Feature Assemblages From The Northeast Mound At The Aztalan Site, Thomas J. Zych May 2013

The Construction Of A Mound And A New Community: An Analysis Of The Ceramic And Feature Assemblages From The Northeast Mound At The Aztalan Site, Thomas J. Zych

Theses and Dissertations

By the start of the 12th century A.D., the Aztalan site in southeastern Wisconsin was home to Middle Mississippian immigrants from the south and local Late Woodland residents. The amalgamated population coexisted, maintained defensive works, and constructed earthen monuments in the spirit of Middle Mississippian mound construction. One mound, located within the domestic complex of the site in the northeast corner of the palisaded area, was the focus of Wisconsin Historical Society excavations during the 1960s. This thesis utilizes the unreported results of these investigations to highlight the social implication resulting from the prehistoric construction of Aztalan's northeast ...