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The Mero (Diamond Bluff) Site  
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Aerial view of the Mero Complex, 47PI02.






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Soil resistivity testing in 1992.






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Excavators place soil samples in plastic bags. The samples will be analyzed in the lab.






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Profile of a post hole feature uncovered at 47PI02






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Vertical profile of an excavation unit at 47PI02.






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Excavation at the Mero site in 1992.






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Vertical profile of an excavation unit revealing ceramic sherds in situ.






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Rimsherds recovered from 47PI02.






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Silvernale ware recovered in the village area excavated by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.






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Artifacts attributed to the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex found at Diamond Bluff. (A) Copper mace pendant, (B-B’) marine shell God Mask (derived from Beadle 1942; Lawshe 1947), (C) mace pendant motif on pottery in University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee collection.






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IMA recreation of the Mero site mapped by TH Lewis in 1887.






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Soil resistivity map showing pits and other features below the surface at the Mero site.






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IMA enhanced map showing effigy mound figures.






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Aerial view of the Mero Complex



 
 


 

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