Temples for Cahokia Lords: Preston Holder’s 1955–1956 Excavations of Kunnemann Mound

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Preston Holder, a brilliant iconoclast, excavated these mounds in 1955. Decades later, the excavation still stands as one of the best-documented major excavations of the Cahokia area. Unfortunately, Holder never completed the project. This volume, meticulously researched and written, is the book Holder never completed. Pauketat also includes the massive research and theoretical developments that have emerged since 1957.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationAnn Arbor
PublisherMuseum of Anthropology, University of Michigan
Number of pages166
ISBN (Print)9780915703333
StatePublished - 1993

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