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Ohio History Connection - Property Files
Description: This photograph is a view of mounds at Mound City. The Mound City Group is a large Hopewell culture (100 BC -- AD 500) ceremonial center located along the Scioto River in Ross County. It consists of 24 burial mounds framed by a large earthen enclosure shaped like a square with rounded corners. The enclosure is 2,050 feet across and the walls are about three feet high. Mound City is one of the earliest major centers of the Hopewell culture. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL08565
Subjects: Hopewell Culture (A.D. 1–400); Mounds--Ohio--Ross County; Excavations (Archaeology)--Ohio; Mound City Group National Monument (Ohio)
Places: Ross County (Ohio)