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Adena Mound

David S. Brose.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 375 words.

Prehistoric site in North America. It is the largest of several mounds along the Scioto River north of Chillicothe, OH. Although it is the eponym of the Early Woodland-period Adena...

Cahokia

David M. Jones.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Native American Art; Pre-Columbian Art; Prehistoric Art. 1004 words.

Site in the USA in East St Louis, IL, of a huge Pre-Columbian city. Founded c. ad 700, it was the largest prehistoric city ever built north of Mexico and was probably...

Fort Center

David S. Brose.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 307 words.

Site of a prehistoric village with complex earthworks, which flourished on the banks of Caloosahatchee River near Lake Okeechobee in south Florida, USA. By c. 450 bc the hunter–gatherer...

Great Gallery, Barrier Canyon

Catherine S. Fowler.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 406 words.

Prehistoric rock art site in North America, in the steep-walled sandstone canyon country of south-eastern Utah. The Great Gallery is the principal site in the canyon and features one of...

Key Marco

David S. Brose.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 348 words.

Prehistoric village site on the west coast of Florida, south of Fort Myers. It was one of dozens of such shell midden sites, first occupied c. ad 700 and abandoned after c.null...

Poverty Point

Deborah A. Middleton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 416 words.

Prehistoric site in North America in north-east Louisiana, 50 km west of the Mississippi River, along Bayou Maçon. Poverty Point is an integrated architectural complex established between...

San Emigdiano Range

Craig D. Bates.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 220 words.

Site in North America of the most elaborate known Chumash rock art, near the Emigdiano village site of Tashlipunau in the extreme south-west corner of Kern County, CA. The area is north...

Skeena River–Prince Rupert Harbour

Marie Mauzé.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 354 words.

Area in Canada comprising Prince Rupert Harbour and the Skeena River, BC, where about a dozen Tsimshian culture sites have yielded about 20,000 bone, antler and stone artefacts (e.g....

Strait of Georgia

Marie Mauzé.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Pre-Columbian Art; Prehistoric Art. 760 words.

Region of eastern Vancouver Island and the adjacent Canadian–US mainland, opposite the Fraser River delta and canyon. It is the homeland of the Native American Coast Salish and the...

Temple, Native North American

G. Lola Worthington.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Art of the United States; Native American Art; Prehistoric Art. 677 words.

Archaeological areas in eastern and southern North America reveal advanced mound building cultures from several different cultural phases. Around 1500 bc, several North American...