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Author Lyneis, Margaret M.

Title The Main Ridge community at Lost City : Virgin Anasazi architecture, ceramics, and burials / Margaret M. Lyneis
Published Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah Press, 1992


Description 1 online resource (xi, 96 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series University of Utah anthropological papers ; no. 117
Anthropological papers (Salt Lake City, Utah) ; no. 117.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction. History of Lost City Investigations. Mark Raymond Harrington and Lost City. Subsequent Study of Lost City. Regional Chronology. Main Ridge: The Site and Its Setting. Sites and Houses. Recent Work at Main Ridge. A Framework for Analysis -- Ch. 2. Site Layout and Architecture. Site Layout. The Houses. Construction Materials and Techniques. Interior Facilities. House Layouts. Rooms. Room Sizes. Fireplaces. Floors. A Functional Classification of Rooms. The Composition of Houses. Habitation/Storage Ratios. Evidence of Social Organization and Integration. Chronology and Superposition -- Ch. 3. Ceramics: Questions of Contemporaneity of Structures and Burials. Classification of the Pottery. Tusayan Gray Ware, Virgin Series. Tusayan White Ware, Virgin Series. Logandale Gray Ware. Moapa Gray Ware. Shivwits Plain. Red Wares. Tsegi Orange Ware. San Juan Red Ware. Sand-Tempered Red Ware. Ceramic Chronology. Wares. Surface Treatment (Corrugated). Jar Rim Form. Design Styles and Elements. Black Mesa Analogues (St. George Style). Sosi/Dogoszhi Analogues (North Creek Style). Outline of a Pueblo II Ceramic Chronology for the Moapa Valley. Burial Chronology. The Sherd Collections -- Ch. 4. Variability in Main Ridge Ceramics. Tusayan Gray and White Wares. Implications for Ceramic Production. Implications for Analytic Methods. Moapa Gray Ware. Shivwits Plain. Shivwits Plain: Description. Shivwits Plain Vessel Forms. A Comparison of the Gray Ware Vessels Represented by Sherds. Estimate Interior Orifice Diameters. Rim Forms. Differences between the Suites of Pottery Represented by the Three Wares. A Comparison of Black-on-Gray Bowl Sherds of Tusayan White Ware and Moapa Gray Ware. Paste Texture. Firing Cores. Size and Quantity of Temper. Paste Colors. Thickness. Design Elements. Rim Elements. Other Elements. Observations Regarding Black-on-Gray Jars. Explanations for Contrasts between Designs on Tusayan White Ware and Painted Moapa Gray Ware from Main Ridge. Comparison of Design Elements, Main Ridge and Adam 2: Implications for Ceramic Chronology. Black Mesa Black-on-White and the Problem of Other Black-on-White and Black-on-Gray. Trade Wares. Red Wares. Painted Designs on Red Wares and Their Chronological Implications. Dimensional Characteristics of Whole Vessels -- Ch. 5. The Burials and Their Associations. Mortuary Practices. Age and Gender of the Individuals. Locations of the Burials. Burial Position. Burial Orientation. Quantity and Kinds of Grave Goods. Social Differentiation. Burials and the Presence of Unused Rooms -- Ch. 6. Local Products and Nonlocal Goods. Materials with Extra-Local Origins. Minerals and Artifacts Made from Minerals. Selenite and Gypsum. Magnesite and "Kaolinite" Turquoise. Copper Ore. Marine Shell Beads and Ornaments. Ceramics. Foods and Textiles. Foods. Cotton and Textiles -- Ch. 7. A Summary of Main Ridge -- Ch. 8. The Far Western Anasazi, A.D. 1050-1200. The Moapa Valley in Mid-to-Late Pueblo II. Times: Issues of Subsistence, Sedentism, and Settlement Pattern. Subsistence. Sedentism. Settlement Patterns and Site Hierarchy in the Moapa Valley. Issues in Organization and Interaction within and beyond the Virgin Anasazi in Mid-to-Late Pueblo II Times. Moapa Valley Salt and Turquoise Production. Regional Linkages. Regional Settlement Pattern and Site Hierarchy. Kivas and Kayenta-Style Architecture. Change and Abandonment
Notes Includes 71 tables on disk and on leaves
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-96)
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Subject Pueblo architecture.
Pueblo Indians -- Funeral customs and rites
Pueblo Indians -- Antiquities.
Social archaeology -- Nevada -- Main Ridge Site
HISTORY -- State & Local -- General.
Pueblo architecture.
Pueblo Indians -- Antiquities.
Pueblo Indians -- Funeral customs and rites.
Social archaeology.
SUBJECT Main Ridge Site (Nev.)
Subject Nevada -- Main Ridge Site.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585128812