Adena Mounds

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Prehistory Of West Virginia - Woodland Period - Adena Mounds
... Many Adena mounds were burial sites ... which would be covered with dirt, forming the basis of a conical mound ... Adena mounds in West Virginia include Camden Park Mound, Cabell County Criel Mound, Kanawha County, 250–150 BCE Cresap Mound (46MR7), Marshall County ...
Prehistory Of West Virginia - Other Woodland Cultures - Latest Woodland
... lived on flats above the annual flooding of the major rivers, near their small conical mounds ... This period signals an ending of large conical mounds northerly in and along the state ... Their mounds were made partly with rocks, having more people buried within than earlier special person mounds ...
Prehistory Of West Virginia - Other Woodland Cultures
... the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia would include the Mid-western cultures of primarily Adena and Late Hopewell (1-500 CE) from McConaughy's (2000) research ... Later (650 CE), some Woodland would be alongside very Late Adena (46PU2) and assimilating on the Greater Kanawhan region ... Burial ceremonials and mound construction gradually became smaller which has phased out by the end of the Woodland period ...
Adena Culture - Art and Religion - Mounds
... Lasting traces of Adena culture are still seen in their substantial earthworks ... Once Adena mounds numbered in the hundreds, but only a number of Adena earthen monuments still survive today ... These mounds generally ranged in size from 20 feet (6.1 m) to 300 feet (91 m) in diameter and served as burial structures, ceremonial sites, historical markers and possibly ...