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  • Herb Roe

    A photo of the Kincaid Site showing (clockwise from left) mounds 7, 8, and 9 --- The Kincaid Mounds Historic Site was inhabited circa 1050-1400 CE, and located at the southern tip of present day U.S. state of Illinois. Photo by Herb Roe 2004.

  • Lee Young

    Ancient American Indian burial mounds in southern Illinois have been damaged and possibly looted, prompting the state's historical agency to call for the public's help in identifying the culprits.

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