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By Timothy A. Kohler

The pre-Hispanic pueblo settlements of the Pajarito Plateau, whose ruins may be noticeable this day at Bandelier nationwide Monument, date to the overdue 1100s and have been already death out whilst the Spanish arrived within the 16th century. until eventually lately, little sleek medical information on those websites was once available.

The essays during this quantity summarize the result of new excavation and survey examine in Bandelier, with detailed cognizance to settling on why higher websites seem while and the place they do, and the way existence in those later villages and cities differed from lifestyles within the past small hamlets that first dotted the Pajarito within the mid-1100s. Drawing on resources from archaeology, paleoethnobotany, geology, weather historical past, rock artwork, and oral historical past, the authors weave jointly the historical past of archaeology at the Plateau and the average and cultural historical past of its Puebloan peoples for the 4 centuries of its pre-Hispanic occupation.

Contributors contain Craig Allen (U. S. Geological Survey, Los Alamos, New Mexico), Sarah Herr (Desert Archaeology, Inc., Tucson, Arizona), F. Joan Mathien (National Park Service), Matthew J. Root (Rain Shadow learn and division of Anthropology, Washington Sate University), Nancy H. Olsen (Anthropology division and Intercultural experiences department, De Anza collage, Cupertino, California), Janet D. Orcutt (National Park Service), and Robert P. Powers (National Park Service).

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Tyuonyi (LA 14 / TI M OTHY A. 3. 2. General locations of the major sites sampled by the Bandelier Archaeological Excavation Project. 4. Bandelier Survey Chronology and Traditional Period for the Northern Rio Grande Period Date Range Rio Grande Period Basis for Calibration 1 1150 ± 20–1190 ± 20 2 1190 ± 20–1220 ± 15 LA 12121 (House Across the Way) 3 1220 ± 15–1235 ± 15 LA 8681 (Fulton Site 190) Rooms 2 & 4 4 1235 ± 15–1250 ± 20 LA 4997 (Saltbush Pueblo) Room 8 5 1250 ± 15–1290 ± 15 6 1290 ± 15–1325 ± 15 7 1325 ± 15–1375 ± 25 8 1375 ± 25–1400 ± 25 9 1400 ± 25–1440 ± 30 10 1440 ± 30–1525 ± 30 11 1525 ± 30–1600 ± 30 Early Coalition Late Coalition LA 4997 (Saltbush Pueblo) Kiva LA 60372 Area 2 (various proveniences) LA 60372 Area 1 (various proveniences) Early Classic Middle Classic Late Classic A), excavated in the early years of this century under Hewett’s direction, has  tree-ring dates ranging from  to , but collection procedures are unknown, and the collections are missing or widely dispersed.

Important local springs include Los Utes, Apache, American, Armstead, Turkey, lower Alamo, and lower Frijoles; both lower Alamo and lower Frijoles springs (Purtymun and Adams ) are now covered by sediments from Cochiti Reservoir. Purtymun et al. () identified  springs along the west slope of White Rock Canyon between Frijoles Canyon and Otowi bridge (mostly south of Pajarito Canyon). One of these, Pajarito Spring, was apparently used to irrigate Anasazi crops (R. Gauthier, personal communication; Steen :–; chapter , this volume).

Trapping and habitat alteration may have eliminated three other mustelid species for which no firm Jemez Mountains records exist: the pine marten (Martes americana) from high-elevation conifer forests (Harris :H; New Mexico Department of Game and Fish ), the mink (Mustela vison) from the Rio Grande (Guthrie and Large ), and the river otter (Lutra canadensis) from the Rio Grande (C. Thomas,  March , memo on file at Bandelier National Monument). Perhaps the most ecologically significant local extinctions in historic times involve large carnivores.

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