Refiguring the Archaeology of Greater Cahokia

  title={Refiguring the Archaeology of Greater Cahokia},
  author={Timothy R. Pauketat},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Research},
  • T. Pauketat
  • Published 1998
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Archaeological Research
Revised theoretical constructs and an enlarged database allow substantive revisions to a processual accounting of greater Cahokia. Measures of political consolidation, demographic nucleation, central transformations, and centrifugal dispersions reveal the form, scale, and developmental trajectory of greater Cahokia to have been highly centralized, regional, and punctuated by abrupt and pervasive social changes, respectively. Social restructuring, political rituals, and large-scale labor… 
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Odontometric determination of sex at Mound 72, Cahokia.
  • A. R. Thompson
  • Environmental Science
    American journal of physical anthropology
  • 2013
Dental remains were used to examine sex in the four presumably all-female mass graves in Mound 72 and revealed that each of the four mass burial groups contained individuals classified as male.