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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

Tainter – Human Figure

June 22, 2017

Tainter - Human FigureThis is a human figure from Tainter Cave. It consists of a triangular body, with bent legs. There is no head, but zig-zag lines radiate from where the head should be.  These “speech lines” are found at a number of rock art sites.  Tainter Cave is located in southwestern Wisconsin.