Sourcing and interpreting the St. Francois raptor figurine

Thomas E. Emerson, Steven L. Boles

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The recovery of an unusual raptor figurine made from Missouri flint clay at a site in St. Francois County, Missouri, provides additional insight into Mississippian avian symbolism and into the artistic and symbolic traditions of the twelfth-century A.D. people associated with the Greater Cahokian sphere.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-172
JournalIllinois Archaeology
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 2011


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