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  • Fresh look at burials, mass graves, tells a new story of Cahokia

    Illinois State Archaeological Survey director Thomas Emerson, right, ISAS physical anthropologist Kristin Hedman, center, and ISAS skeletal analyst Eve Hargrave and their colleagues found that a famous “beaded burial” at the ancient city of Cahokia held both male and female remains, contrary to earlier reports.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Thomas Emerson, call 217-244-4244; email teee@illinois.edu.
    To reach Eve Hargrave, call 217-607-5283; email ehargrav@illinois.edu.
    To reach Kris Hedman, call 217-607-5283; email khedman@illinois.edu.
    The paper “Paradigms Lost: Reconfiguring Cahokia’s Mound 72 Beaded Burial” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau