May 11, 2014.
Brad Lepper, of the Ohio Historical Society Archaeology Blog, has written an interesting post connecting Guy Gibbon's recent book Archaeology of Minnesota: the prehistory of the upper Mississippi river region to the Hopewell Interaction Sphere in Ohio.
"The list of exotic raw materials found at Minnesota sites includes copper, Knife River flint, and obsidian. Although there is no specific mention of Ohio materials, such as Flint Ridge flint, being found in Minnesota, Ohio Hopewell sites definitely include artifacts crafted from Minnesota pipestone."
For more information about the Hopewell Interaction Sphere,
visit our webpage or The Ancient Ohio Trail.
The Ohio State University students can
The Archaeology of Minnesota is available for purchase through
The Hopewell Interaction Sphere
Video Courtesy of The Ancient Ohio Trail.