Browse Illinois Research and Scholarship by Subject "Cahokia"
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(Southeastern Archaeology, 2013)Ceramic effigies ofmarine shell cups have long been known from Mississippian sites in Illinois and elsewhere in the Southeast, and have been included in studies of other ceramic effigies, such as animal figures and head ...
(2016-02-19)Shell bead crafting at Cahokia focused on lightning whelk beads. An enormous amount of time was spent crafting beads, indicating full-time bead making specialists.
(2016)Bead crafting is time consuming and used lightning whelk and other species of shells brought from the eastern Gulf of Mexico to bead workshops at Cahokia. Tens of thousands of shell beads were made and deposited. Using ...
(1956-01)Transcription of the Urbana Archaeological Conference held on January 21 & 22, 1956. Transcribed in 2006 from copy of audio tape (original tape is in Library Archives).