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Poverty Point in northern Louisiana was made of skilled engineers

Updated: Sep 13


As we talk about the rich cultural history of European and Asian people, we often just look over the abundant cultures that the indigenous people of the African or American soil held. A recent study on a well known 'World Heritage Site' in the North American continent yields shocking data about the technical advancements of the ancient local people. We'll discuss this study.

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Let's Deep Dive:

What Has Been Found:

The site came into light back in the 1840s as a mine explorer named Jacob Walters first reported the presence of the site in present-day northern Louisiana. However, back then, the site was only known to reside some huge Native American artifacts. After more than a century, an aerial photograph of the site, taken in the 1950s, first uncovered the remarkable shape it possesses.