Intro What is the Serpent Mound? The Serpent Mound is an effigy, or a mound made of earth and stone. The formations of most effigies often look like animals, but some can be in the shape of humans. (Lepper,2009) The effigy measures around 1,417 feet from the tip of the tongue/snout to the tip of the tail. The width is an average of 22 feet across.
Throw in starvation and bitter Chicago winters, and the modern day estimate is 6,000 dead between 1862 and 1865. Many of them are still interred in Confederate Mound (http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/national_cemeteries/Illinois/Confederate_Mound_Oak_Woods_Cemetery.html)—the mass grave on site. And that’s just an general synopsis. Preserving For The Future The fourth dig at the cite is being led by Dr. Michael Gregory and the Camp Douglas Restoration Foundation (http://www.campdouglas.org/), and will only last till the 30th. These short excavations have been held twice a year since 2013, and every dig brings up small personal items that belonged to the prisoners of war.
She received her Ph.D. from Yale and is a current Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder according to their website. Fenn is the author of three books relating to early America but Pox Americana was her first solo authored book. In the forward of the book, Fenn relates that her interest in the topic sparked from an undergraduate essay on the Native Americans of the Hudson Bay fur trade. The resulting book Pox Americana not only covers the changes to the Indian culture across the country but the small pox effect on the American
Right next door stands the town of Clovis New Mexico, in which the true Clovis Point was excavated, due to an exciting archaeologist hype after the finding of the Folsom Point. The Clovis Point is a thin, grooved arrow-head, with an arched base made to fasten on a spear base. These are created
Caroline Burns 159001444 Museum Assignment 2 3) Basalt is an igneous and mafic rock that compromises most of the volcanic rocks. It is dark black and gray colored. It is rough and has an uneven rectangle-box shape. Basalt is from Somerset and is four point two billion years of age. Basalt is mostly composed of augite, plagioclase and olivine.
"National Treasures", an article on the FBI website, provides information about stolen or missing pieces of art, and how you can help the US government recover them. Following the entry of the US into WW2 the Library of Congress dispatched 10 notebooks written by Walt Whitman, a very famous poet, to a secret facility in the Midwest. After the war they were sent back. But, they weren 't there. Luckily several decades later, in 1995, four of the missing notebooks turned up for sale at a Sotheby 's.
Three dinosaurs with facts and why they went extinct 1: Kaprosuchus aprosuchus is an extinct genus of mahajangasuchid crocodyliform. It is known from a single nearly complete skull collected from the Upper Cretaceous Echkar Formation of Niger. The name means "boar crocodile" from the Greek κάπρος, kapros ("boar") and σοῦχος, souchos ("crocodile") in reference to its unusually large caniniform teeth which resemble those of a boar. Kaprosuchus is known from a nearly complete skull 507 mm in length in which the lower jaw measured 603 mm long, whilst the entire animal is originally estimated to have been around 6 metres (20 ft) in length, but later comparisons to similar crocodiles suggest a total estimated body length approximately 3.3 metres (11 ft).  It possesses three sets of tusk-like caniniform teeth that project above and below the skull, one of which in
One of the main arguments that Darwinsts use is the argument that fossils are evidence of evolution. I have gathered information from Your Inner Fish and internet sources. I found an article online that says in a nutshell; there 's two lines of evidence for evolution. The first line of evidence concerns the order in which fossils are found buried. Fossils are generally found buried in a sequential order.
As it pertains to this, the special guests you have interest in seeing this year, could have other obligations next year. The items you might be interested in obtaining, this very next Space City Comic Con, purchased by someone else. Catch my drift? Believe me, this years Space City Comic Con, will be unique in it 's own way, and the only way you will have the oppentunity to experience it, is to be
Throughout central and southeastern Europe, there was a culture that was called Thracian and from that culture a red-figure vessel was dated to 450-440 B.C. In Peru from the culture of the Moche, both a mask and a mummy were found with tattoos. The mask came from A.D. 100-300 and the mummy came from A.D. 450-500. A western shaft tomb in Mexico held hollow ceramic figurines which have been dated from 100 B.C.-A.D.400. The United States also holds their own in the history behind tattoos.