Effigy Mounds

A large earthwork shaped in the form of a human or animal.

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effigy mounds American English
effigy mound American English
mounds, effigy American English
effigy-mounds British English
monumentos en forma de efigie Spanish
monumento en forma de efigie Spanish

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Large earthworks formed in the likeness of birds and animals.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008026. The J. Paul Getty Trust.