Creatures and the cosmos: Images in clay and stone

Alleen Betzenhauser, Steve Boles

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Abstract

The article discusses history of clay and stone structures related to cosmos. It states that archaeologists from the Illinois State Archaeological Survey have recovered several ceramic and lithic items with iconographic imagery from features excavated during the New Mississippi River Bridge, and mentions that pottery and lithic tools and debris lack iconographic imagery. It notes that few items were engraved with cosmological symbols, including a sandstone slot abrader.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-9
JournalIllinois Antiquity
Volume52
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2017

Keywords

  • ISAS

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