The Myth of the Moundbuilders, Cincinnati
Explore the Ancient Earthworks of the Ohio Valley, as we learn who were the Moundbuilders and why they built so many elaborate earthworks.
THE MYTH OF THE MOUNDBUILDER, CINCINNATI
Weds., Sept. 29, 6:30-8:30 pm / $39 / One Class
Instructor: Alisa Strauss
In-person at VPC Campus
Explore the Ancient Earthworks of the Ohio Valley, as we learn who were the Moundbuilders and why they built so many elaborate earthworks. We will examine archaeological data about the earthworks surrounding the Cincinnati region and learn how the prehistoric inhabitants made their impressive monuments. You will also learn how changes in society over time are reflected in the monuments, art and artifact styles, and burial customs. This is a great course to take with your family, as a precursor to visiting the ancient mounds in and around Cincinnati!
About Your Instructor
Alisa Strauss, Ph.D., is an adjunct assistant professor in Anthropology at UC and has spent years researching and teaching about religious practices around the world at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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