Lewis University Canal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)
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Copper Ceremonial Serpent
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CategoryCarter Mound
TitleCopper Ceremonial Serpent
DescriptionColor Postcard; The serpent shows up as an important religious symbol throughout prehistoric North American cultures. This one dates back to the Mississippian Period, A.D. 1000 to 1300. Excavated at nearby Carter Mound, it is one of many artifacts on display in the museum operated by the Foundation for Illinois Archeology at Kampsville, Il.
SubjectCarter Mound (Ill.) -- History; Center for American Archeology Vistor's Center and Museum -- Kampsville (Ill.) -- History; Museums -- Kampsville (Ill.) -- History; Postcards -- Kampsville (Ill.)-- History; Kampsville (Ill.) -- History
Publisher ImprintDel Baston, 421 S. Clinton St., Oak Park, Ill. 60302; Photo by Del Baston
Postcard Numbering139056
Publisher (Digital)Lewis University
DateNo date
SourceClick on this link to see more historical information on the Joliet area - http://www.lewisu.edu/imcanal/index-imcanal.htm
Geographic CoverageJoliet, Ill.
RightsAll rights held by Lewis University. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at Lewis University at 815-836-5579 or 815-836-5665.
CollectionCanal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)
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