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Archaeology student finds mounds may be an overlooked treasure

Archaeology student finds mounds may be an overlooked treasure
trefwoorden: VS - Louisianna - moeras - grafheuvel - 4.000 BCE
Ages before English, French and Spanish settlers moved into the area, prehistoric Native Americans lived in the lands north of Lake Maurepas.
Those areas, now covered in cypress swamp, are dotted with the remnants of those ancient cultures.
Some of those remnants, in the form of earthen mounds, could be hiding clues to what life was like in the area 3,000 to 5,000 years ago.
Four mounds in an area north of King George Bayou near French Settlement are being explored by LSU graduate student Fiona Vasbinder for her master's thesis under the careful eye of her adviser, Rebecca Saunders.

Lees verder bij: 2 the Advocate (12 oktober 2003)