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    • Arizona Highways, January 1972

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1972

      Contents:
      1. Editor’s Letter: From Arizona With Love, by Joseph Stacey.
      4. The Institute of American Indian Art: Where a renaissance is preparing to emerge. By Lloyd New.
      6. London Bridge at...
    • 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
    • (36,648kb 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, June 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including our continuing coverage of Arizona’s...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2007

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 2007

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER True love triumphs on the Canyon’s Rim.
      04 VIEWFINDER Great photographers expect the unexpected.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Arizona oddities,...
    • Close coiled basket (95.62.6)

    • Unknown
    • Akimel O'odham
    • Small close coiled basketry tray. Walls and base have a dynamic decoration consisting of a large solid circle with three radiating rectilinear elements. This motif surrounded by three concentric rectilinear meandering lines. Along the rim are...
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • This abstract petroglyph is sometimes interpreted as an entoptic image, or an image physically generated by the human optical system, often during altered states of consciousness or trance. Entoptic images were likely experienced in the context of...
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • For contemporary Native peoples, some of the petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center relate to specific events and histories. For instance, Hopi traditions document the migration of clans, and some petroglyphs have been identified as clan...
    • Animal, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs, such as this one, are associated with design elements found in connection with the Archaic culture. The Archaic people were nomadic, and followed resources seasonally. They secured places along the river valleys where resources were...
    • 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

    • 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. ...
    • Curvlinear,  Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • There are two main techniques for creating a petroglyph: direct percussion and indirect percussion.

      Direct percussion is when a hard rock is used to strike a softer rock surface. Petroglyphs made with direct percussion often have rough,...
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs with linear designs, such as the one on this boulder, may represent local plants and animal footprints, or may even map out locations of water sources such as rivers or arroyos. Not only did the river beds supply water for plants,...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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
    • (22,910kb pdf) Archaeological surveys of the Mogollon and Mimbres cultures in order to better understand the Hohokam culture.
    • Analysis of Hohokam pottery design

    • Amsden, Charles Avery, 1899-1941
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Hohokam pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (15,380kb pdf) Analysis of design techniques and treatments used in Hohokam pottery.
    • Some Southwestern pottery types, series II

    • Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (19,439kb pdf) Pottery from the Little Colorado River area is analyzed with the Chaco Canyon and Upper Gila River areas to define a possible new Little Colorado culture.
    • 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
    • (17,796kb, 13,414kb 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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