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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...

Dolores Cave

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 13:05, last changed on 03/06/2018 - 10:41
Located in Dolores River Canyon in Montrose County , Dolores Cave was occupied by several different peoples from at least 600 BCE to 1400 CE. Subject to extensive looting in the early twentieth century, the site was professionally excavated in 1946 by Clarence T. Hurst and in 1994 by Mark Stiger...

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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