squier, ephraim george

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squier, ephraim george

U.S. newspaper editor, diplomat, and archaeologist who, with the physician and archaeologist Edwin H. Davis, conducted the first major study of the remains of the pre-Columbian North American Mound Builders. He also carried out explorations in Central America, Peru, and Bolivia in an effort to find the origins of the Mound Builder civilization.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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