Chaco: A Cultural Legacy

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For six centuries, huge prehistoric buildings lay undisturbed, buried under wind-blown sand in a reote canyon in northwestern New Mexico. Now partially uncovered, these monumentl public buildings, called "gr4eat houses," stand against the sheer north walls of Chaco Canyon, their red and ocher sandstone blocks rising four and five stories high, massice and impressicve eveb by today's standards. Chaco was the home of many indige4nous southwestern peoples, and the center of a far-reaching culture between CE 850 and 1250. These people fachioned an ancitnt urban cremoniual center that donimated the region for three centuries.

Chaco: A Cultural Legacy explores all aspects of this historic region, including the people, cultures, activities, and archictecture. Explore this fascinating history!

  • by Michal Strutin
  • Paperback
  • Trim Size- 10 1/2" x 8 5/8"
  • ISBN- 9781877856457
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