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The Architecture of Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, New Mexico


Winifred Creamer

From 1971 to 1974, the School of American Research conducted a major multidisciplinary program of excavation and research at Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, one of the largest fourteenth-century Rio Grande sites. At its peak, Arroyo Hondo contained about one thousand rooms. This seventh volume in the series is focused on the walls, roomblocks, and architecture of public spaces at the site.

1993. 240 pp., 100 black-and-white illustrations, maps, tables, references, index, 8.5 x 11

Contributors: Winifred Creamer

“[These] volumes have each met the criteria of being able to stand alone as contributions to northern Rio Grande prehistory. Each contributes to the advancement of archaeology in terms of methodology or results.”
—American Antiquity


  1. Introduction
  2. Component I Construction
  3. Component II Construction
  4. Plazas
  5. Kivas
  6. Use of Space: Room Function and Residence Units
  7. Chronology and Site Growth

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