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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, ...
Late Pueblo II and Pueblo III Canyon Settlement Patterns at Cedar Mesa, Southeastern Utah
The primary objective of this study is to examine settlement patterns on Cedar Mesa within five canyons during the late Pueblo II and Pueblo III periods (ca A.D. 1060-1270). The secondary objective is to compare results ...
Ceramics and Settlement in the Cedar Mesa Area, Southeastern Utah: A Methodological Approach
This dissertation focuses on the development of methods for using one class of artifacts, ceramics, to independently evaluate settlement variability from archaeological sites. Previous approaches to the study of archaeological ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pits Without Pots: Basketmaker II Houses and Lithics of Southeastern Utah
The first goal of this thesis was to provide descriptive site reports of three late Basketmaker II habitation sites on Cedar Mesa, Southeastern Utah. There was great homogeneity among late Basketmaker II habitation sites ...