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Sacred Geometry: Hopewell Mound City

Sacred Geometry: Hopewell Mound City from John Sase on Vimeo.

The Hopewell tradition is the term used to describe common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 200 BCE to 500 CE. Today, the best-surviving features of the Hopewell Tradition era are mounds built for uncertain purposes.

Great geometric earthworks are one of the most impressive Native American monuments throughout American prehistory. Eastern Woodlands mounds have various geometric shapes and rise to impressive heights. The function of the mounds is still under debate. Due to considerable evidence and surveys, plus the good survival condition of the largest mounds, more information can be obtained.

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