b'called artifacts have been found in the of some kind that is made to look likemounds. Some carvings show us how the someone or something. These effigyAdena looked and what they wore. We mounds were not used for burying thealso know that they lived in villages and dead. Instead, these mounds were shapeddid not move often. These people were to look like something. Perhaps they werenot only hunters and gatherers, but also part of the Adenas religious ceremonies.farmers. They built circular homes and The most famous Adena effigy mound islodges. Adena artifacts tell us that they the Great Serpent Mound[see graphic (BB)used copper, but copper is not common to page 16] , found in Adams County . ThisOhio. That means the Adena probably mound is 5 feet high and 1,330 feet long.traded flint for copper. We also know It is shaped like a big snake getting readythey were traders because Adena arti- to swallow an egg. You can see the wholefacts have been found as far away as mound by climbing an observation towerVermont and Wisconsin. and looking down at it. Burial mounds are not the only No one knows why, but the Adenamounds the Adena built. They also built and their culture disappeared betweeneffigy mounds. An effigy is an object100 A.D. and 300 A.D.Hopewell100 B.C. 500 A.D. This carving of aHopewell shamandressed as a bearwas discoveredwithin a mound atthe NewarkEarthworks.Graphic (W)This is an artists reconstruction of a typical village of the Adenaculture. Graphic (V)page 12'