This continues the material assembled regarding Poverty Point. The circular rings were used to support dwelling sites and surely this allowed the homes to remain above the annual flood season. with eleven miles and allowing ten feet per family we produce several thousand families or a work force that easily approached ten thousand.
There would be growing seasons and a smelting season likely in the off season after the summer's ore had been brought down. Substantial wood cutting and charcoal making also occurred. This is an industrial scale Bronze Age metal factory comparable to the building of the Great Pyramid in terms of human scope and organization.
.The town itself housed around ten thousand and we can presume the hinterland housed as many. No agricultural lands have been identified but that holds true for the Atlantean world generally. Fish is actually a sufficient foodstock anyway as discovered in the Pacific Northwest cultures.
[ this informs us that the stone spheres were Atlanteran, we did not know this until now and that means that the main site is also an Atlantean sister culture,, It likely marked one end of the passage to the Pacific - arclein ]
[ this is stretching it but custom is derived from geometrical thinking - arclein ]