Saturday, June 6, 2020

Monks Mound

The largest pre-Columbian earthworks in America and the largest pyramid north of Mexico. This 30 tall mound was built around 900 - 655 AD...

Kincaid Mounds

Remnants of a large city which was created and inhabited by the people of Mississippian culture which flourished around 1050 - 1400 AD. Here...

Cahokia

Site of a native American city which flourished around 1050 - 1350 AD. Some 80 man-made mounds remain in the central part of this...

Turtle Mound

The tallest shell midden mound in the United States. Now it is 15 m high, but before the shellrock mining – 23 m high. Location,...

Letchworth-Love Mounds

The tallest prehistoric mound in Florida – 14 m high. Built sometimes around 200 – 900 AD, most likely by Weedon Island Culture. Location, GPS...

Green Mound

One of the largest Pre-Columbian shell midden (waste) mounds in the United States. Once it was 15 m high, now some 12 m high,...

Fig Island shell rings

A group of shell rings - ring-shaped shell middens which are up to 6 meters high. The largest ring has a diameter of some...

Weipa shell mounds

Some 600 human built mounds of shellfish Anadara granosa, including ridges which are several hundred meters long and up to 13 meters high, up...

Samford Bora rings

Some of the best preserved earthen rings – unique ritual structures for male initiation ceremonies. In total in the eastern part of Australia there...

Ala-Tey burial ground

Burial mound from Xiongnu period from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very rich, unlooted burials of Huns...