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Similarities in Spatial Characteristics of Several Basketmaker II Sites on Cedar Mesa, Utah
Basketmaker II open sites on Cedar Mesa, Utah are differentiated through patterning in the spatial distributions of artifacts and features. The sites are known from surficial evidence only. Source data includes maps and ...
Cultural transformations in southwestern prehistory: new insights from old collections
Summary: Several major transformations shaped U.S. Pueblo Indian culture history between 1500 BC and AD 1300. These included 1) shift to dependence on maize; 2) emergence of the "full Formative" cultural complex; 3) collapse ...
Archaeological Systematics and Basketmaker Cultural Ecology: Some Cedar Mesa Project Experiments
This report describes some methods employed and a few results obtained in an ongoing study of Basketmaker ecological adaptation and cultural evolution. Observation and collection of cultural and environmental data was done ...
Pueblo II and Pueblo III settlement patterns on Cedar Mesa, southeastern Utah
This thesis identifies several environmental and cultural factors that affected prehistoric Pueblo settlement on portions of Cedar Mesa, southeastern Utah. The settlements were established by farmers of the Mesa Verde and ...