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Richard Wetherill, Anasazi: Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern Ruins

Richard Wetherill, Anasazi: Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern Ruins

by Frank McNitt, Richard Wetherill
     
 

Anasazi, the Navajos' name for the "Ancient Ones" who preceded them into the Southwest, is the nickname of Richard Wetherill, who devoted his life to a search for remains of these vanished peoples. He discovered the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde and Kiet Siel and the Basket Maker sites at Grand Gulch, Utah, and at Chaco Canyon he initiated the excavation of Pueblo

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Anasazi, the Navajos' name for the "Ancient Ones" who preceded them into the Southwest, is the nickname of Richard Wetherill, who devoted his life to a search for remains of these vanished peoples. He discovered the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde and Kiet Siel and the Basket Maker sites at Grand Gulch, Utah, and at Chaco Canyon he initiated the excavation of Pueblo Bonito, the largest prehistoric ruin in the United States. His discoveries are among the most important ever made by an American archaeologist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826303295
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
04/28/1974
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
382
Sales rank:
754,954
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.12(h) x 1.05(d)

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