Mimbres Archaeology of the Upper Gila, New Mexico

by Stephen H. Lekson

This reappraisal of archaeology conducted at the Saige-McFarland site presents for the first time a substantial body of comparative data from a Mimbres period site in the Gila drainage. Lekson offers a new and controversial interpretation of the Mimbres sequence, reintroducing the concept of the Mangas phase first proposed by the Gila Pueblo investigations of the 1930s and demonstrating a more gradual shift from pithouse to pueblo occupance than has been suggested previously.




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    University of Arizona Press
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    Tucson, AZ
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    CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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    University of Arizona Press