Ceramic owl effigies from ancient East St. Louis

Erin M. Benson, Joseph M. Galloy

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

The article features the ceramic owl effigies found at the East St. Louis Mound in East St. Louis, Illinois. It states that the excavation found six ceramic effigies such as pottery vessels and figurines. It also compares professor David Aftandilian's interpretations of the effigies as owls are commonly associated with death, afterlife, sorcery and underworld.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10--13
JournalIllinois Antiquity
Volume48
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2013

Keywords

  • ISAS

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Ceramic owl effigies from ancient East St. Louis'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this