Courtesy of University of Mississippi Medical Center Forrest Follet, from the Cobb Institute of Archaeology, Mississippi State University, removes soil from the lid of one over 66 graves uncovered in 2013, during construction at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The University of Mississippi Medical Center halted construction on three building projects after ground-penetrating radar surveys showed about 2,000 unmarked graves on the sites.Jackson-based UMMC has long been known to house graves because it had been the site of the former Mississippi State Insane Asylum and a potter’s field, according to spokesman Jack Mazurak. It’s also possible that an African-American
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.