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Cottonwood Cave

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 12:42, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Located near Cottonwood Creek on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Montrose County , Cottonwood Cave is a prehistoric site from the Basketmaker II period (400 BCE–400 CE) of the Ancestral Puebloan tradition. Excavated in 1947 by Clarence T. Hurst , the cave yielded a buried cache of corn that was later...

Tabeguache Cave

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 14:53, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Located southwest of Montrose , Tabeguache Cave was used during the Basketmaker II period (400 BCE–400 CE) of the Ancestral Puebloan tradition. Excavated in 1939–41 by the Colorado archaeologist Clarence T. Hurst , it was Hurst’s first excavation in the area and led him to excavate many other...
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