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Title:
Mariana Mesa : seven prehistoric settlements in west-central New Mexico
Author:
McGimsey, Charles R.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, [1980]

©1980
Physical Description:
xvi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 27cm.
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780873651981
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A detailed report on the excavations of, and a comprehensive account and analysis of artifacts and materials from, seven settlements that varied in size from units of one or two families to small communities of several dozen individual houses.


Table of Contents

ForewordJ.O. Brew
Acknowledgments
Environmental Setting Field and Analytic Procedures Mariana Mesa, A.D. 850-1300
A Methodological Approach to the Past: The Descriptive Type Prefatory Note Archaeological
Data Site 616 Description History Of The Site Trade Relations And Final
Abandonment Dating Considerations Architecture Pottery-Making At Site 616
Stone Artifacts Bone Artifacts Minor Crafts Other Contexts And Activities
Living And Excavation Units Subsistence Materials Pottery
Descriptive Typology Pottery
Problem Types Other Objects Of Clay Stone Artifacts
Bone Artifacts Antler Artifacts Shell
Artifacts Other Organic
Artifacts Raw Materials Human
Skeletal Remains From Site 616 Site 143
Dating Considerations Architecture Subsistence
Materials Pottery Other Objects Of Clay Stone
Artifacts Bone Artifacts
Antler Artifact Shell
Artifacts Raw Materials
Human Skeletal Remains Site 481
History Dating Considerations
Architecture Living and Excavation
Units Subsistence Materials Pottery
Descriptive Typology Pottery
Problem Types Other Objects of Clay
Stone Artifacts
Bone Artifacts
Antler Flaker Shell Artifacts
Raw Materials Human Skeletal
Remains Site 494
Description and History Dating
Considerations Living and Excavation
Units Subsistence Materials Pottery
Descriptive Typology Pottery
Problem Types Other Objects of Clay Stone
Artifacts Bone Artifacts
Antler Flaker Shell Artifacts
Raw Materials Human Skeletal
Remains Site 188
The House Dating
Considerations Living and Excavation
Units Subsistence Materials Pottery
Descriptive Typology Pottery
Problem Types Stone Artifacts
Bone Artifacts Shell Artifacts
Organic Artifacts And Raw Materials Site 486
Dating Considerations Living and Excavation
Units Subsistence Materials Pottery
Descriptive Typology Pottery
Problem Types Stone Artifacts Antler Flaker(?) Sandstone Hill Pueblo
Appendix A Pottery Description for All Sites
Appendix B Tree-Ring Specimens
Appendix C Corn
References

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