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Chimney Rock: The Ultimate Outlier

Chimney Rock: The Ultimate Outlier (Hardback)

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This volume sheds new light on the geography and the history of the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area in southwestern Colorado. Home until the mid-twelfth century to the ancestral Pueblo peoples, the Chaco Canyon and Chimney Rock area holds a wealth of information for present-day archaeologists to uncover. This collection investigates the architecture, location, and alignment of Pueblo great houses and the significant features of designed clay feather holders. The contributors suggest varied pre-historical uses for the towering double spires of Chimney Rock: as a logging camp, military garrison, home of Chacoan priests, astronomical observatory, and/or ceremonial-pilgrimage center. Chimney Rock: The Ultimate Outlier is a model of multi-faceted inquiry into a physically intriguing and certainly symbol-laden ancient North American residential site.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationClimbing & mountaineering Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 28/07/2004 ISBN-13: 9780739108369  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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J. McKim Malville is Professor Emeritus of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado.

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