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Another indicator of high status and wealth in Mississippian society- rolled sheet copper (from gave goods associated with the southwest burials in Mound 72, Submound 1). Scale is 10 cm long.

Fowler, M. L. 1991. Mound 72 and Early Mississippian at Cahokia. In New Perspectives on Cahokia, edited by J. B. Stoltman, pp. 1-28. Monographs in World Archaeology, No. 2. Prehistory Press, Madison. Fig. 1.14, p.19

Image courtesy of Prehistory Press.