When Is A Kiva?

When Is A Kiva?

And Other Questions About Southwestern Archaeology

Book - 1990
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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: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1990.
ISBN: 9780816511556
0816511551
Branch Call Number: 979.01 S
Characteristics: xii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Raymond H.

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