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Excavations (Archaeology) -- United States

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View Resource Ancient Architects of the Mississippi

Several thousands of years ago in the lower Mississippi River Delta, Native Americans began constructing mounds to bury the dead. For the next fifteen centuries, these various groups would build what may be called the first dense urban settlements in what would later become the United States. Today some of these former settlements and earthworks are overseen by the National Park Service, which has...

https://www.nps.gov/archeology/feature/builder.htm