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A Pocket Guide to Chaco Canyon Architecture
A Pocket Guide to Chaco Canyon Architecture Author:Richard Flint, Shirley Cushing Flint [The authors] having spent a sizable portion of ten years doing stone masonry themselves ... marvel at the juxtaposition of the delicate and the massive so common in Chacoan stonework. The exquisite sensibilities and nearly unbelievable care of the Chacoan masons have stirred [them] over and over again. Those sentiments, coupled with a seemingly... more » congenital fascination with maps, plans, and diagrams, have spawned this guide.
The site plans and short text published here ... depict as accurately as [the authors are able], especially given the differences among archaeologists, the ruins as visible today, plus subsurface features either previously revealed by excavation or inferred by archaeologists.
This book gives an overview of pueblo layouts, construction details and styles, and dating and time sequence of the Chaco Canyon culture. Site plans and site specific information are presented for Casa Chiquita, Casa Rinconada, Chetro Ketl, Hungo Pavi, Kin Kletso, New Alto, Penasco Blanco, Pueblo Alto, Pueblo Bonito, Pueblo del Arroyo, Tsin Kletzin, Una Vida, and Wijiji.« less