By Paul E. Minnis, Michael E. Whalen
The Joint Casas Grandes day trip published the extreme nature of this website: huge structure, monstrous ball courts, ritual mounds, over a ton of shell artifacts, hundreds and hundreds of skeletons of multicolored macaws and their pens, copper from west Mexico, and wealthy political and non secular lifestyles with Mesoamerican-related pictures and rituals. Paquimé used to be no longer one sole neighborhood yet used to be surrounded by way of enormous quantities of outlying villages within the quarter, indicating a area that sustained hundreds of thousands of population and motivated teams a lot farther afield.
In get together of the Amerind Foundation’s 70th anniversary, 16 students with direct and big adventure in Casas Grandes archaeology current 9 chapters protecting its financial system, chronology, background, faith, local association, and value. the 2 ultimate chapters study Paquimé in broader geographic views. This quantity sheds new mild on Casas Grandes/Paquimé, an outstanding city well-adapted to its actual and fiscal setting that disappeared prior to Spanish contact.
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This set of single-story high rooms is named for the plaza with the best-preserved macaw pens and with numerous macaw burials. About 35 rooms surround three to five plazas. UNIT 13: HOUSE OF THE DEAD. This unit of 19 excavated rooms and 2 plazas yielded an unusually large number of burials. One of the plazas had a large number of turkey pens and turkey burials. One room contained a unique subfloor burial chamber interpreted as the internment of a very special person. UNIT 14: HOUSE OF THE PILLARS.
Acknowledgments A volume conceived as a tribute to the pioneers of Chihuahuan archaeology that also summarizes a large corpus of research owes intellectual debts to many people. The first to be recognized are William Shirley Fulton, Charles Di Peso, Eduardo Contreras Sánchez, their staff and collaborators, the Amerind Foundation, and INAH. The seminar could not have succeeded without the efforts of John Ware, Barbara Hanson, and the seminar staff at the Amerind Foundation. Thanks to Ron Bridgemon for production help.
In retrospect, that decision produced a happy coincidence, as 2012 marked the 75th anniversary of the Amerind Foundation, and this edited volume from the seminar that year will be published close to, if not precisely on, the fortieth anniversary of the publication of Di Peso’s magnum opus. The work of the present authors in northwest Mexico has added greatly to our knowledge of the Northwest/Southwest (NW/SW), and their work continues to challenge many of the interpretations of the JCGE, as readers will see in the chapters that follow.