Lost Worlds: Georgia (2005)


Sapelo Shell Rings is the oldest of Georgia's Native American villages. It was constructed around 2270 BC which makes the site older than Egypt's pyramids. Located on Sapelo Island on the southeastern Atlantic coast of the state, the site consists of three large rings constructed from tons of seashells. The largest of the three rings is over 20 feet high with a circumference of 255 feet. Source: http://www.examiner.com
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Georgia, the largest U. S. state east of the Mississippi river, is filled with the remnants of over 12,000 years of human occupation. Explore the past and present Native American heritage in Georgia by visiting any of our four current exhibits: Ancient Architects of Georgia, Public Indian Sites of Georgia, Public Indian Events of Georgia, & Georgia Before Oglethorpe. Etowah-ChiefIn the Ancient Architects of Georgia exhibit you will learn about the various cities and monuments constructed by Georgia's Native American inhabitants before the arrival of Europeans. From the mysterious stone wall at Fort Mountain and Etowah's impressive earthen pyramid mounds in the north of the state, Ocmulgee's amazing pyramid temple mounds in the center of the state, and Kolomoki's artifact-rich funeral mounds in the south, you will discover that Georgia is host to a tremendous variety of American Indian historical sites. So come along with us as we explore the legacy of the prehistoric Indians of Georgia utilizing streaming video mini-documentaries, Quicktime VR panoramas, virtual reality computer animations, and more. If you enjoy our exhibits please consider making a donation to help fund future videos and exhibits.
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