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Notes on excavations in the Aztec ruin

Earl Halstead Morris

Notes on excavations in the Aztec ruin

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Published by The American museum of natural history in New York city .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Juan County (N.M.)
    • Subjects:
    • San Juan County (N.M.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAztec ruin.
      Statementby Earl H. Morris.
      SeriesAnthropological papers of the American museum of natural history. Vol. XXVI, pt.V
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN2 .A27 vol. 26, pt. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., 259-420 p.
      Number of Pages420
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6726043M
      LC Control Number29006533
      OCLC/WorldCa3141301

      Newberry found well-preserved, feet-high walls. Between the wings are narrow recesses which appear to be plazas; circular depressions mark the locations of at least five kivas. In all of the San Juan Basin, at any given moment, examples could be found of both old and new trends. Entrance to a kiva was normally gained by means of a ladder through the central smoke hole in the roof.

      Such a disaster would have forced them to move to other cultivable fields; if none were available nearby and they may have all been taken up by other local groupsthey would have had to go far away. Part of the intriguing mystery at Aztec is whether these similarities represent actual migrations from those centers on a fairly large scale, or an exchange of ideas, or small groups of migrants who strongly influenced the local population. Holes were dug in the clay soil nearby, water poured into them, and then stirred to produce a thick adobe mud. A major extant structure among the Aztec ruins is the temple of El Tepozteco. The South Room Block also had a community room 20 by 20 feet 6. Women are identified in art work by presence of apron with strings hanging from the waist.

      Newberry found well-preserved, feet-high walls. The people were dispersing from their normal habitats and moving into more protected locations or consolidating into larger, more defensible units. Soon the rest of the boys were also getting down the best way they could. Culturally some sections seemed to lag behind others; some ideas, concepts, and artifacts spread and were accepted faster than others. Construction materials and techniques in the 12th century were less reliable and methodical, with poorer quality adobe and rock, that resulted in irregular shaped rooms.


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Notes on excavations in the Aztec ruin by Earl Halstead Morris Download PDF Ebook

There was no trash on the floor, no ashes, nor even a scrap of pottery. The tree-ring dates indicate that the great pueblo at Aztec had undergone at least two major periods of construction. In Chaco Canyon, an arroyo, much Notes on excavations in the Aztec ruin book the one which exists today, was cutting its way backward up the canyon, and this arroyo-cutting would have made it impossible for many of the inhabitants to continue to flood-irrigate their fields.

Revised Edition. Because in most cases the mesas are sloping southward, many of these unit houses were built upon one or more terraced flats. Smaller kivas frequently had pilasters built upon the bench and extending upward a short distance; these supported the cribbed roof structure.

The following Saturday, about seven or eight of the boys arrived at the Notes on excavations in the Aztec ruin book ruins with picks, shovels, and a crowbar, to meet with the teacher.

From until about oroccasional rooms were added as new quarters were necessary for newly married couples and as old rooms were used as refuse dumps.

With many twists and curves, roaring through deep canyons and gulches, it proceeds generally westward to empty into the mighty Colorado River in the southeastern part of Utah. W There is a revolt against the Spanish in Veracruz, which Motecuzoma suppresses.

One of the ruins which especially seemed to intrigue Morgan was the one on the Animas River, which we now call Aztec. One other important change at this time affected physical appearance. Nine of the rooms are in a connected series; three can be entered through individual openings, and one was sealed off.

The lower, or earlier, level is dated about [Three Circle phase] and consists of 16 pit-houses. They dumped the seed in the ground and went on about their business; when it ripened they returned to harvest the crop, much as they went each year to harvest the pinyon crop when it was ripe.

Over the previous centuries the inhabitants of the San Juan Basin, and especially the Animas Valley, had gradually developed a different way of life from that of the early Basketmakers.

Another major site of the Aztec ruins is Calixtlahuaca, located in the Toluca Valley. Other men and the stronger boys toiled all day in straggling lines, carrying the blocks on large wooden litters or in great slings strung on poles. The Colorado Magazine, Vol.Antiquities of the Mesa Verde National Park, Spruce-tree House.

Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin, Washington, D. C. a. Excavation and Repair of Sun Temple, Mesa Verde National Park.

Notes on excavations in the Aztec ruin. Anthropological papers of the AMNH ; v. 26, pt.

Reports of the Department of the Interior for Washington, D. C. b. The Cliff-Ruins in Fewkes Canyon, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.

Feb 10,  · AZTEC RUINS NATIONAL MONUMENT CROSSROADS OF OLD WAYS AND TRADITIONS (NEW MEXICO’S HIDDEN BYWAYS II) In the vastness of the New Mexico desert, there is a place that was lost, and now rediscovered. This is a place where the land is old, a place where the colors of ancient ruins meets the eye in every direction.5/5().

Apr 09,  · The River Gives Life Rising in the San Juan Mountains to the north, the Animas River flows across the plains of northwestern New galisend.com today's city of Aztec, early farmers took advantage of the river's year-round water.

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Anthropological papers of the AMNH ; v. 26, pt. 5. Download directly to your device’s book reader (e.g., iBooks) or drag into your e-books collection on your computer. This item appears in the following Collection(s).ries. Download pdf untilwhen West Ruin passed into private ownership. did the site become relatively safe from looting.

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