Lost Limbs Foundation

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Cahokia Clay Figure

Near the Mississippian town of Cahokia, archaeologists excavating the remains of a wooden building that burned around A.D. 1200 have found a clay figurine that may depict a fertility goddess. 

http://archaeology.org/issues/118-1401/trenches/1616-cahokia-villiage-site-ritually-burned