When is a Kiva? and Other Questions About Southwestern Archaeology (Paperback)Watson Smith (author)
Paperback Published: 15/07/1994
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Archaeologist Watson Smith participated in such important excavations as the Lowry Ruin, the Rainbow Bridge-Monument Valley Expedition, and Awatovi. This volume gathers ten of his essays on archaeological topics--especially on Anasazi and Hopi prehistory. Contents:- The Vitality of the Hopi Way: Mural Decorations from Ancient Hopi Kivas-Pit House and Kiva Pitfalls: When Is a Kiva?-D-Shaped Features: The Kiva at Site 4: The Kiva Beneath the Altar: Room 788-"Ethnology Itself Carried Back": Extent of Ethnographic Studies Among the Pueblos-Birds of a Feather: Feathers-Pots on the Kiva Wall: Ceremonial Bowls: The Potsherd Paradigm: Analysis of Hooks, Scrolls, and Keys-A School for Cracked Pots: Schools, Pots, and Potters; The Jeddito School
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Weight: 481 g
Dimensions: 227 x 153 x 21 mm
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