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Cahokia Mound Builder's Effigy Jar Photo credit: ellenm1 / Foter / CC BY

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1,700-Year-Old Roman Mosaic Discovered During City Sewer Construction Project

A massive, well-preserved 1,700 year-old Roman mosaic was recently unearthed while performing city sewer construction.

Illustration of Cahokia Mounds in western Illinois, USA

Ancient Caddo potters created an extraordinary variety of pottery vessels from huge storage jars over three feet high to tiny bowls probably made for children. These examples are from the TARL collections. Photograph by Sharon Mitchell.

This cat and dog--burial effigies from Mississippian mounds--rival anything found in contemporary Egypt or China.

Cahokia Mounds Artifacts | Cahokia Mounds - Collinsville, Illinois

Cahokia Mounds - Sugar Loaf Mound