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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
eISBN: 978-0-8165-4442-4 | 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 | TOC
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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