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Looting Spiro Mounds

By: David La Vere

Price: $10.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: April 2007

Seller ID: 82386

ISBN: 0806138130

Condition: Used - Very Good


"How an ancient North American civilization was plundered in the twentieth century"When a group of relic hunters drove their picks into a lost Indian burial crypt in eastern Oklahoma in 1935, they unearthed a vast treasure trove of Mississippian art--considered by many at the time to be America's answer to King Tut's Tomb. They also ignited a controversy that continues to have repercussions throughout archaeological and American Indian communities.The Spiro Mounds contained some of the most impressive pre-Columbian Indian art ever found. In "Looting Spiro Mounds," David La Vere takes ... View more info