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UUAP 112: Prehistory and Paleoecology of Gualalupe Ruin, New Mexico

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Copyright: 1987
Trim: 7.5 x 10
Pages: 284

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978-0-87480-281-8
$22.00

UUAP 112: Prehistory and Paleoecology of Gualalupe Ruin, New Mexico

University of Utah Anthropological Paper 112

Lonnie C. Pippin

University of Utah Anthropological Papers

Jesse D. Jennings, series editor

Anthropology / Archaeology

This paper reports on archaeological excavations at Guadalupe Ruin, located in the middle Rio Puerco Valley in Sandoval County, New Mexico. It provides archaeological, environmental, and paleoecological data.

The Anthropological Papers series is published on-demand on the Espresso Book Machine at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah. No returns will be accepted.


Table of Contents:

Acknowledgments
Preface

1. Introduction
The Site's Location and Its Selection for Excavation
Research Design and Objectives
Theoretical Foundations
Community Organization
Paleoecology
Cultural Relationships

2. The Natural Context
Physiography and Geology
Current Climatic Parameters
The Present Vegetation and Its Pollen Rain
Historic Environmental Changes
Historic Cultural Impacts

3. Excavation and Recording Procedures
Selection of Excavational Areas
Techniques of Data Retrieval
Ethnobotanical and Zoological Sampling

4. Material Culture
Ceramics
Flaked Stone Tools
Abrading and Pulverizing Implements
Ornaments, Fetishes and Miscellaneous Objects
Bone and Antler Artifacts

5. Architecture, Stratigraphy and Dating
Wall Construction and Masonry Styles
Village Arrangement, Mechanics of Growth, and Architectural Details

6. Paleoecological Studies
Vertebrate Remains
Botanical Remains
The Prehistoric Subsistence System and Its Relationship to the Environment
Paleoenvironmental Studies

7. Discussion and Conclusions
The Chaco Occupation
The San Juan–Mesa Verde Occupation

References
Appendix A: Ceramic Descriptions
Appendix B: Lithic Descriptions

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