This large tomb in Mound C contained a single young adult resting on his or her (sex not determined) back with arms and feet spread out. Around the waist was heavy belt made of tubular marine-shell beads (item 9). At the right knee was a greenstone scepter. On either side of the head were copper-covered stone earspools apparently held in place by a pearl-beaded band that went over the top of the head. Frank Schambach thinks this individual is dressed and positioned as the Bird-Man, a suggestion we find compelling. Graphic by Dee Ann Story.
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