Mounds of Iowa, Webster
Five articles on prehistoric Iowa: (1)
Ancient Mounds And Earth-works In Floyd And Cerro Gordo Counties,
Iowa. (2) Indian Graves In Floyd
And Chickasaw Counties, Iowa. (3)
Ancient Mounds In Johnson County. Iowa. (4)
Ancient Mounds In Iowa And Wisconsin.
(5) Mounds Of The Western Prairies.
7-1/2" x 10", soft cover booklet, 30 pages, B&W
Some Iowa Mounds, Ward (1904)
Discussion of Iowa Mounds from the
January, 1904 issue of Iowa Journal of History and Politics.
7-1/2" x 10", soft cover booklet, 36 pages, B&W
of the Prehistoric America series, this landmark work describes
hundreds of effigy mounds in Wisconsin and the United States.
Authoritatively written, it describes many earthworks that have
completely disappeared due to farming, erosion and modern
construction, many had virtually disappeared by the time of this
writing. Soft cover 7" x 9-1/4", 350 pages, full page plates
and over 200 illustrations. $24.95
Intended as an Illinois specific work on
mound builders, Throop covers the area known as the American
Bottoms. This 6-1/2" x 9-1/2", soft cover book contains
78 pages with 26 illustrations and one foldout with
petroglyphs, panorama view and map of Cahokia Mound Group. $10.95
If you are not familiar with the Turner
Group of Earthworks, you will be amazed at the artifacts found there.
Materials include meteoric iron, silver, gold, shell, pearls, mica, cannel
coal, fabrics, clay, etc. Some of the most exquisite artifacts found were the so-called
Horned Serpent Monster, the cut mica sheet serpent and the wonderful figurines
modeled in clay. Another side of their art is represented by the worked human
bone objects. $16.95
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