Pearl Mounds, 23PL

Waldo Wedel investigated and published the Pearl Mounds which were adjacent to the Nolan Mounds.

Pearl Mound 1.

Pearl Mound 2.

Pearl Mound 3.

Bundles of bones against one wall of a Pearl Mound burial chamber.

Pearl Mounds landscape.

Shippee, J. Mett
1967 Archaeological Remains in the Area of Kansas City: The Woodland Period, Early, Middle, and Late.
Missouri Archaeological Society Research Series 5.

Wedel, Waldo R.
1943 Archaeological Investigations in Platte and Clay Counties, Mo. U. S. National Museum Bulletin 183.
1959 An Introduction to Kansas Archaeology. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 174.

Special thanks to Laura Ginn for scanning with some of the images from Waldo Wedel's report for inclusion in this webpage as part of her honor's project for Anthropology 101.

Webpage constructed by Michael Fuller, 1 January 2008

Webpage updatedf 4 October 2016