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By: David La Vere
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: April 2007
Seller ID: 82386
Binding: Trade Paperback
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.
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