Drone team flies over excavation site

cahokiaLast April drone journalism reporters Cade Cleavelin and Gwen Girsdansky members visited the Cahokia Mounds in Collinsville Illinois.  The mounds are earthwork structures made by an ancient, massive metropolitan society that once rivaled some of the biggest cities in the world in population.  Little is known about how their society was structured and a team of archaeologists from Italy are investigating.

The team flew the drone over the excavation site to get some great views of the mounds and the digs.  Read the full story at it’s home on KBIA.  And check out the video, produced by Cade Cleavelin:

Archaeologists unearth more clues to ancient Cahokia civilization from KBIA FM on Vimeo.