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Lecture 13 Part 1– Mississippian Society after 1050 AD

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Department
Anthropology
Course
Anthropology 2231F/G
Professor
Christopher Ellis
Semester
Summer

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Lecture 13 Part 1– Mississippian Society after 1050 AD Nodes: smaller communities that were across the landscape, not the major center of society, farmsteads, under the control of a major center (e.g. Cahokia) Ceremonial Nodes  Administered to the local ceremonial needs  Small wall-trench structures  Evidence for ceremonial use: o Many burials o Evidence of a priest – prepared the dead for burial  Screen with a sacred fire  Dominated by ceremonial artifacts: beautiful figurines, pottery, etc. Civic Nodes  Residence where local administrator lived  No ceremonial goods, not the purpose of these nodes  Day-to-day events  Large storage structures Farmsteads  Some of what the people grow ends up in storage in case of shorta
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