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When Is a Kiva?: And Other Questions About Southwestern Archaeology
by Watson Smith
edited by Raymond H. Thompson
University of Arizona Press, 1990
Paper: 978-0-8165-1498-4 | Cloth: 978-0-8165-1155-6
Library of Congress Classification E99.P9S62 1990
Dewey Decimal Classification 979.01

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
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

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