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DePrato Mounds

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DePrato Mounds

Deprato Mounds
16 CO 37
Deprato Mounds
16 CO 37
Location within Louisiana today
Country USA
Region Concordia Parish, Louisiana
Nearest town Ferriday, Louisiana
Culture Troyville to Middle Coles Creek culture
First occupied 400
Abandoned 800
Excavation and maintenance
Responsible body private

Deprato Mounds (16 CO 37), also known as the Ferriday Mounds, is a multimound archaeological site located in Concordia Parish, Louisiana. The site shows occupation from the Troyville period to the Middle Coles Creek period (400 to 800 CE).[1] The largest mound at the site has been radiocarbon and decorated pottery dated to about 600 CE.[2] It was added to the NRHP on October 22, 1998 as NRIS number 98001258.[3]


The site is a complex of five [4]

See also


  1. ^ "Southeast Region : Deprato Mounds". The Archaeological Conservancy. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana : Deprato Mounds". Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". Retrieved 2011-10-17. 
  4. ^ "Jonesville/Troyville featured nationally in American Archaeology Magazine". Concordia Sentinel. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 

External links

  • Louisiana Life Magazine:Mounds of Mystery
  • Deprato Mounds at
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