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Chimney Rock : The Ultimate Outlier

By: Bradley, Bruce(Contributions by) Eddy, Frank W.(Contributions by) Judge, W. James(Contributions by) Kane, Allen E.(Contributions by) Lekson, Stephen H.(Contributions by) Malville, J. McKim(Contributions by) Parker, Douglas R.(Contributions by) Roney, John R.(Contributions by) Sullivan, Mary(Contributions by) Malville, J. McKim(Edited by)

0739108360 / 9780739108369
Out of print
United States
188 x 235 mm, 444 grams 250 pages
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This volume sheds new light on the geography and the history of the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area in southwestern Colorado.

Home until the mid-twelfth century to the ancestral Pueblo peoples, the Chaco Canyon and Chimney Rock area holds a wealth of information for present-day archaeologists to uncover.

This collection investigates the architecture, location, and alignment of Pueblo great houses and the significant features of designed clay feather holders.

The contributors suggest varied pre-historical uses for the towering double spires of Chimney Rock: as a logging camp, military garrison, home of Chacoan priests, astronomical observatory, and/or ceremonial-pilgrimage center.

Chimney Rock: The Ultimate Outlier is a model of multi-faceted inquiry into a physically intriguing and certainly symbol-laden ancient North American residential site.


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