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    • Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico

    • Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico
    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of Central America; Architecture, Prehistoric; Indian pottery; Pottery, Prehistoric; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (48,813kb pdf) Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico to determine the culture groups that may have inhabited or influenced the development of culture in the area.
    • Arizona Highways, January 2004

    • Arizona Highways, January 2004
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 COVER: A STORY OF NAVAJO SURVIVAL A writer walks into desolate sandstone canyons of...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs are generally found in areas that show evidence of permanent and seasonal habitation, farming, travel, and subsistence activities. Rock art associated with the Hohokam is often found in habitation and agricultural areas near irrigation...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs that depict humans or spirit-beings suggest that rock art making may have been a part of religious practices. These practices can include rites of passage, weather influencing, curing illnesses, and ceremonial events. At the Deer...
    • Curvilinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • These petroglyphs, in the shape of wavy lines, are symbols that elicit many interpretations and responses. Visitors at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center say they see snakes, rain, water ripples, heat vapors, and even a natural rhythm.
    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs

    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs that appear to have animal-like features have been interpreted to represent hunting in the area. Before Adobe Dam was built, Skunk Creek crossed the valley and met Hedgpeth Hills at the place where most petroglyphs are concentrated. ...
    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • The rocks of Hedgpeth Hills were formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago. As lava cooled, it cracked into large boulders. This kind of volcanic rock is called andesitic basalt. In arid regions, a thin dark film called desert varnish...
    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Squiggly lines and spirals may relate to Mesoamerican representations of snakes, water, and the “feathered serpent deity,” Quetzalcoatl. While the place of origin of the Hohokam remains highly disputed, petroglyphs such as these may support...
    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs

    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Rock art representative of the Hohokam includes elements of animal and human-like beings, scrolls, circles, and other geometric designs.

      Hohokam people adapted to the extreme conditions of the Sonoran Desert and the seasonal abundance of...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, Linear, Rectilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, Linear, Rectilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • The petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center face east, towards the rising sun. In the Southwest, petroglyphs sometimes mark the movement of the sun, constellations, planets, the moon, and other celestial bodies. However, no light patterns...
    • Some Southwestern pottery types, series IV

    • Some Southwestern pottery types, series IV
    • Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992
    • Ceramics; Indian Pottery; Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Pottery, Prehistoric; Hohokam culture; Mogollon culture; Mimbres culture
    • (32,227kb pdf) Archaeological surveys of the Mogollon and Mimbres cultures in order to better understand the Hohokam culture.
    • Analysis of Hohokam pottery design

    • Analysis of Hohokam pottery design
    • Amsden, Charles Avery, 1899-1941
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Hohokam pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (21,459kb pdf) Analysis of design techniques and treatments used in Hohokam pottery.
    • Chaco branch excavations at White Mound and in the Red Mesa Valley

    • Chaco branch excavations at White Mound and in the Red Mesa Valley
    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Archaeological surveying; Pueblo Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (75,663kb, 53,179kb pdfs) Describes the excavations and findings at the White Mound and the Red Mesa Valley areas and their significance to the Pueblo cultures.

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