Cahokia mounds (Other Keyword)

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Building the Wall: Excavations of Cahokia's East Palisade (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rachel Campbell.

The East Palisade Project at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is an ongoing investigation with the main goal of fully determining the path of the multiple construction phases of the palisade walls surrounding the core of the site. Located in Ramey Field, just east of Monks Mound, excavations have occurred intermittently in this area since the 1960s. The study of the area has helped in the understanding of the construction of the palisade walls as well as the varying types of bastions used...

Ground truthing Cahokia's Feature X anomaly (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ken Williams. John Kelly.

A huge resistivity anomaly discovered several hundred meters NE of Monks Mound was subjected to coring and test excavations in 2012. This testing revealed a series of major prehistoric landscape uses/modifications through time, some quite unexpected. The prehistoric sequence of events at this location, though still in need of further clarification, appear to infer significant shifts in communal priorities through time.