The Serpent Was Also A Consort of the Earth Mother Where it Protected the Souls of the Dead.

The Serpent Was Also a Consort of the Earth Mother Where it Protected the Souls of the Dead.


The Serpent Mound located on an adjacent island at Rock Lake with solar alignments to both the Winter and Summer Solstices. Note the burial mounds within the center of the Serpent Mound. Here, the Serpent has both solar and Earth Mother connotations.

   Like all prehistoric sites where effigies and earthworks are present,a story is being told.  The serpent mound is associated with the Sun, but is also the consort of the Earth Mother and the protector of the dead.