Photo's of the Serpent Mound's Stone Altar

Photo's of the Serpent Mound's Stone Altar



In the center of the "egg" being swallowed by the Serpent is a small stone mound or altar that was originally visible, but removed  because the caretakers didn't like mowing around it.



Photo taken in 1888 by Harvard University showing the altar


Another view looking from the serpent head, west to the "egg"and stone altar.



Another view looking back to the east at the "egg" and stone altar with the serpent body in the background.