Shuqin Xu

Shuqin Xu

Champaign, IL, US


The Seed Bank & Botanical Research Center at Cahokia Mounds

Project is informed by the study of a unique site: Cahokia Mounds. At the time, Cohokia covered more than six square miles. Today, Cahokia Mounds is considered the largest and most complex archaeological site north of the great pre-Columbian cities in Mexico. It included a central plaza, residential neighborhoods, more than 100 massive earth mounds and the wood henge. The Cahokia Woodhenge was a series of large timber. Annual equinox and solstice sunrise observation events are held at the site.

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Status: School Project
Location: Cahokia, IL, US