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jun 4, 1070 - Great Serpent mount

Description:

1070 CE
Earthwork/effigy mound
Adams County, Southern Ohio

The head of the serpent aligns with the summer solstice sunset, and the tail points to the winter solstice sunrise. This mound could have been used to mark time or seasons, perhaps indicating when to plant or harvest.

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Date:

jun 4, 1070
Now
~ 949 years ago

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