Corn Mother

Part of the Cosmology in the New World project

Creator(s): Timothy Pauketat

Year: 2010


This is a photo of a figurine made at Cahokia and found in Arkansas. Probably dates to AD 1100-1150. Interpreted by F. Kent Reilly to be the Corn Mother, a supposed cognate of the Evening Star goddess.

Cite this Record

Corn Mother. Timothy Pauketat. 2010 ( tDAR id: 5696) ; doi:10.6067/XCV87M064X


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1100 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -95.405; min lat: 32.732 ; max long: -89.209; max lat: 39.368 ;

File Information

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corn-figure.jpg 29.64kb Dec 9, 2010 1:56:26 PM Public