Routh Mounds

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Routh Mounds
Routh Mounds is located in Louisiana
Routh Mounds
Routh Mounds
Location within Louisiana today
Coordinates 32°1′15.85″N 91°12′46.19″W / 32.0210694°N 91.2128306°W / 32.0210694; -91.2128306
Country  USA
Region Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Nearest town Newellton, Louisiana
Culture Plaquemine culture
Period Routh Phase
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body private

Routh Mounds is a Plaquemine culture archaeological site in Tensas Parish, Louisiana. It is the type site for the Routh Phase(1200 to 1350 CE) of the Tensas Basin Plaquemine Mississippian chronology.1 It is located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of the Winter Quarters State Historic Site.


See also


  1. ^ Hally, David J. (1972). "Chapter 3 : Routh Phase". The Plaquemine and Mississippian Occupations of the Upper Tensas Basin, Louisiana (Doctor of Philosophy thesis). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 

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