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Apishapa Phase

Added by yongli on 08/20/2015 - 16:22, last changed on 11/03/2017 - 11:38
The Apishapa phase is the name given to distinctive archaeological sites found primarily in southeastern Colorado that Native Americans occupied between AD 1050 and 1450. The Apishapa phase is related to both contemporaneous and more recent archaeological sites located in the Texas and Oklahoma...

Far View Sites

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 10:50, last changed on 10/28/2017 - 01:07

Far View Sites

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The Far View group at Mesa Verde National Park consists of more than twenty sites, five of which have been excavated. Far View House began as an eleventh-century Great House and part of the region centered on Chaco Canyon . Many of the surrounding sites in the Far View Group were first built in the...

Great House

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 11:22, last changed on 11/17/2017 - 11:10
“Great House” refers to a class of ancient Ancestral Puebloan structures from the ninth through thirteenth century. Great Houses were monumental, geometrically formal constructions, with thick stone masonry walls made with careful craftsmanship. While inspired by the regional center in Chaco Canyon...

The Gateway Tradition

Added by yongli on 11/13/2015 - 09:32, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 07:25
The Gateway tradition refers to a set of archaeological sites within western Montrose and San Miguel Counties, Colorado, that appear similar to Pueblo II –period (AD 900–1150) sites to the south in the core homeland of the Ancestral Puebloans (Figs. 1 and 2). The sites in Montrose and San Miguel...
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