Таємнича Міссісіпська цивілізація
V. Balushok. The Mysterious Mississippi Civilization
The article is devoted to the culture of Mississippi that existed on the Southern-East of the USA in 8th–16th cc. and is considered to be the most developed in the pre-Columbian period. It’s distinctive features are: big city centers, property and social stratification, poverful rulers and vell-developed netvork of temples vith numerous priest and human sacrifices. All these features give the right to classifi the societi of Mississippians to earlystate civilization or proto-civilization.