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Strange Sightings on the Scioto

DeBoer Warren

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034553
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039190 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0007
Strange Sightings on the Scioto

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This chapter explores the possibility that the geometrical earthworks of Chillicothe might have been related by direct alignment and that this alignment may have been extended down the Scioto River to more distant earthworks. This alignment, thus, may mark a deliberate invoking of the historical connections between social groups.

Keywords: Chillicothe; Scioto River; earthworks; historical connection; social groups; alignment

Chapter.  13322 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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