Accession Number:

ADA127413

Title:

The Cerrito Site (AR-4): A Piedra Lumbre Phase Settlement at Abiquiu Reservoir,

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Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AMERICAN RESEARCH SANTA FE NM

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Report Date:

1979-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

243.0

Abstract:

The Piedra Lumbre Phase is a distinctive historic archaeological complex on the Chama River in Northern New Mexico. This report presents the results of the excavation of AR-4, a Piedra Lumbre Phase Village, and serves as the first comprehensive effort to assign an ethnic identity to the culture group responsible for these archaeological remains. Physical manifestations of the Piedra Lumbre Phase include structures of dry-laid stone masonry Rio Grande Pueblo pottery lithic tools limited metal artifacts settlement pattern ranging from single masonry structures in isolation to communities with as many as 26 loosely grouped structures and evidence of animal sheep husbandry. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Humanities and History
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE