Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Adena, Hopewell, and Fort Ancient Cultures Magazine

By Michael Ruggeri | The culture, iconography, history, religion, art, religion and sites of the Adena, Hopewell, and Fort Ancient Cultures of North America.

Ancient bobcat buried like a human being

About 2000 years ago in what is today western Illinois, a group of Native Americans buried something unusual in a sacred place. In the outer edge of …

Archaeology

Native American mound-builder society experienced rapid agricultural development

Researchers are saying that the mound-building Fort Ancient culture of eastern North America experienced a rapid increase in maize production, then …

Archaeology

Hopewell Moon

A rather special time regarding the moon is fast approaching. It is something called the Minor Lunar Standstill. The Earthworks in Newark, Ohio, …

Hopewell Archeology Newsletter -- Volumn6 Number1

If we apply the archetypal cosmological model discussed earlier to the topographic observations just noted for Newark, we find some intriguing …

Ancient History

Hopewell tradition

The <b>Hopewell tradition</b> (also called the <b>Hopewell culture</b>) describes the common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in …

Who Were the Hopewell?

Who Were the Hopewell?<p>Re-creation of a Hopewell hamlet (www.cerhas.uc.edu)<p>The Hopewell culture flourished in Ohio and other parts of eastern North …

Native Peoples of North America - Hopewell

<b>Subsistence</b><br>Like the Adena before them, Hopewell communities were participants in a cultivating ecosystem. But unlike the Adena, at many Hopewell …

Havana Hopewell culture

The <b>Havana Hopewell culture</b> were a Hopewellian people who lived in the Illinois River and Mississippi River valleys in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri …

Hopewell Culture

Effigy of a hawk claw cut from sheet mica, Ohio Hopewell culture, 100 BC-500 AD. Excavated from Hopewell Mound Group, Ross County, Ohio ca. …

Land Art

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Hopewell Mound Group - Earthworks of Eastern North America

Moorehead began excavations to find artifacts for the World's Columbian Exposition, after not finding sufficient artifacts at Fort Ancient. Moorehead …

Marksville culture

The <b>Marksville culture</b> was an archaeological culture in the lower Lower Mississippi valley, Yazoo valley, and Tensas valley areas of Louisiana, …

Swift Creek culture

The <b>Swift Creek culture</b> was a Middle Woodland period archaeological culture in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee, dating to …

Catlinite Pipes, Page 1

<b>PAGE 1 <br>CATLINITE PIPES <br>EAST OF THE ROCKIES <br>MIDDLE WOODLAND TO HISTORIC PERIOD <br>PAGE 1 OF 2 PAGES <br>COPYRIGHT JUNE 30, 2009 PETER A. BOSTROM <br>CATLINITE</b> …

Archaeology

Alligator Effigy Mound

The <b>Alligator Effigy Mound</b> is an effigy mound in Granville, Ohio, United States. The mound is believed to have been built between AD 800 and 1200 by …

Point Peninsula Complex

The <b>Point Peninsula Complex</b> was an indigenous culture located in Ontario and New York from 600 BCE to 700 CE (during the Middle Woodland period).[1] …

Saugeen Complex

The <b>Saugeen Complex</b> was a Native American culture located around the southeast shores of Lake Huron and the Bruce Peninsula, around the London area, …

Mackinaw Aldrich Hopewell Cache

<b>2001 MARCH</b><p><b>The "Mackinaw-Aldrich Cache"<br>Hopewell Snyders and North Points<br>"THE BEST EXAMPLES OF CHIPPED FLINT WORK EVER FOUND IN AMERICA!"<br>(A comment</b> …

Two Hopewell Animal Effigy Pipes From Illinopis

<b>HOPEWELL FROG EFFIGY PIPE <br>FLOYD RITTER COLLECTION</b><p><b>Looking a little worse for wear but still showing a lot of artistic strength. This Hopewell pipe is</b> …

Ross Point From Southern Illinois

<b>ROSS POINT</b><p><b>Southern Illinois<br>Hopewell Culture</b><p><b>2,000 to 1,600 years ago</b><p><b>This is one of the nicest Ross Blades I have seen and is still in a private</b> …

Sinnissippi Mounds

The <b>Sinnissippi Mounds</b> are a Havana Hopewell culture burial mound grouping located in the city of Sterling, Illinois, United States.<p>The mounds are a …

Polished Chert Lizard Effigies, Page 1

<b>PAGE 1 <br>POLISHED CHERT<br>LIZARD EFFIGIES <br>MISSOURI & ILLINOIS<br>LATE ARCHAIC TO LATE MIDDLE WOODLAND <br>PAGE 1 OF 2 PAGES <br>COPYRIGHT FEBRUARY 28, 2007 PETER A.</b> …

Cibachrome Prints of Stone Age Artifacts

<b>CIBACHROME PRINTS</b><p><b>By Pete Bostrom</b><p>WHAT IS A CIBACHROME PRINT? <b></b><p><b>The Cibachrome process of printing from slides and transparencies was developed by the</b> …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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The Goodall Project

During this portion of the field school, you will learn the basic techniques of prehistoric archaeology. William Mangold, an archaeologist with the …

Mounds State Park, a Photo Gallery

<b>Sources and Bibliography</b><p>©2006 by James Q. Jacobs. All Rights Reserved. Permissions and Contact.<p><b>Earthworks of Eastern North America</b><p>Indiana</b> …