Etowah Statues

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Joshua J. Mark
by Heironymous Rowe
published on 04 May 2021

Statues from the Etowah Native American prehistoric site in Georgia, USA. The statues are thought to represent the spirits of one's ancestors as ancestor worship seems to have been a part of religious ritual at the site which flourished c. 1000-c. 1550 CE.

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Rowe, H. (2021, May 04). Etowah Statues. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Rowe, Heironymous. "Etowah Statues." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 04, 2021.

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Rowe, Heironymous. "Etowah Statues." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 May 2021. Web. 04 Feb 2023.