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By Vernon J. Knight,Vincas P. Steponaitis,Christopher S. Peebles,Lauren M. Michals,Paul D. Welch,Margaret J. Schoeninger,Mary Lucas Powell,C. Margaret Scarry,Mark R. Schurr

At its top the Moundville ceremonial heart used to be a densely occupied city of roughly 1,000 citizens, with at the very least 29 earthen mounds surrounding a imperative plaza. at the present time, Moundville isn't just one the biggest and best-preserved Mississippian websites within the usa, but in addition the most intensively studied. This quantity brings jointly 9 Moundville experts who hint the site’s evolution and eventual decline.

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