Moundville, Alabama ~ Native American Mounds
Overlooking the Black Warrior River, Moundville is one of the most impressive Mississippian era mound complexes in the U.S., surpassed only by Cahokia, IL. The archeological park has 26 well-preserved or restored pyramid-shaped mounds. Several intriguing designs are found in the Moundville artifacts. Among these are the feathered serpent and the eye-in-hand, which are symbols involved in the Path of Souls' death journey.