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Recent palynology of the Cedar Mesa area, Utah
A major problem in attempts to reconstruct vegetation and sequences of climatic change from pollen samples derived from archaeological deposits is the effect of human activity in the vicinity of the site on vegetation, and ...
Explaining Organizational Change: Anasazi Community Patterns
To explain organizational change on the northern edge of prehistoric Anasazi occupation, a large block was archaeologically surveyed in southeast Utah. Resulting site distributions are used to interpret community patterns, ...
Aggression, Aggregation, and Abandonment in Southwestern Prehistory
During the 12th and 13th centuries AD, and especially during the latter part of this time period, the various populations of Pueblo Indians of the Colorado Plateau began a process of abandonment. Gradually, they withdrew ...
Moon House: a Pueblo III Period Cliff Dwelling Complex in Southeastern Utah
The Moon House Complex is composed of 3 exceptionally well preserved 13th century cliff dwellings. An analysis of construction methods, room function, and construction sequence indicates recurrent reconstruction, remodeling, ...
Prehistoric lithic materials on Cedar Mesa, Southeastern Utah: source identification and aspects of regional distribution.
During the course of the archeological survey project conducted between 1972 and 1973 on Cedar Mesa, southeastern Utah, the problem of the sources of prehistoric Anasazi stone tool material and the implications of material ...
Farming and Foraging on the Southwestern Frontier: an overview of previous research of the archaeological and historical resources of the Great Cedar Mesa Area
([Salt Lake City] : Antiquities Section, Division of State History, 2/1/2010 0)
Replication of an A.D. 800 Anasazi Pithouse in Southwestern Colorado
This study reports on the replication of a prehistoric (ca. AD 800) Anasazi (ancestral Pueblo Indian) pithouse dwelling in southwestern Colorado. The primary objectives of the project were to obtain quantitative estimates ...
Modern Environmental Datasets and the Reanalysis of Cedar Mesa (Utah) Settlement Patterns
Modern geographic information systems and web-accessible environmental datasets have created an opportunity to supplement earlier settlement models and provide additional insight into Ancestral Pueblo occupation of the ...
The Household in Transition: Spatial Organization of Early Anasazi Residential-Domestic Units, Southeastern Utah.
This study examines the spatial organization of residential-domestic units in two early periods (covering ca. A.D. 200-275) of the Anasazi tradition in the American Southwest. It asks whether or not there is evidence that ...
Geospatial Analysis of Cedar Mesa (Utah) Settlement Patterns
Settlement pattern analyses published by Matson, Lipe, and Haase (1988) contributed basic understandings of the distribution of the many small dispersed sites in the Cedar Mesa area of SE Utah, and of the environmental ...