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house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin.

Earl Halstead Morris

house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin.

by Earl Halstead Morris

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Published by The Trustees in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian architecture -- North America.,
  • San Juan County (N.M.) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAztec ruin.
    SeriesAmerican Museum of Natural History. Anthropological papers -- v. 26, pt. 2., Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 26, pt. 2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109-138 p.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16618066M

    He threw up wing dams to keep lower units of White House, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, from being washed away. Probably the project with which he was most emotionally involved was the restoration of the Great Kiva at Aztec Ruin to demonstrate to modern observers both the architectural abilities and the religious base of the Anasazi. Washington: Smithsonian Books. Morris, Earl H. The House of the Great Kiva at the Aztec Ruin. First published in the Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. XXVI. Reprinted by Southwest Parks and Monuments Association. Ortiz, Simon J.

    Aztec Ruins is well-developed for visitation, featuring a museum, theatre, book store, the only reconstructed great kiva in the American Southwest, a picnic area, and accessible trails. Aztec is a misnomer—the Ancestral Puebloan town has no known associations with . Square Tower House, Mesa Verde Nat. Fire Temple, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado (photo by Dan Kass) Reconstructed Great Kiva, Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico. Anasazi wall, Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico. Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico. Communal Kiva, Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico. Anasazi.

    The House of the Great Kiva at Aztec Ruin (). In Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. The Archer M. Huntington Survey of the Southwest, The Aztec Ruin, edited by Clark Wissler, New York: American Museum Press, When I first moved to this area, many people told me “You’ve got to see the Aztec Ruins, especially the Great Kiva” (pictured above to the back.) Located in Aztec, New Mexico about a 40 minute drive south of Durango, they are carefully planned, remarkable ruins of buildings that face a central plaza.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Earl Cited by: 4. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. "First published in the Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, volume XXVI, in ".

Get this from a library. The house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin. [Earl Halstead Morris]. The House of the Great Kiva at the Aztec Ruin. Title: The House of the Great Kiva at the Aztec Ruin: Publication Type: Book: Authors: Morris, EH: Place Published: Tucson, AZ: Publisher: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association: Year: Keywords.

This monograph chronicles Earl Morris' excavation and interpretation of Aztec West Ruins' great kiva. To quote Morris' introduction to the report “In the summer of when the Museum began the exploration of the Aztec Ruin, the first work undertaken was the removal of the thicket of chico brush which covered the entire area and obscured the view of the hill-like mounds which marked the Cited by: 4.

The house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin. New York: The Trustees. MLA Citation. Morris, Earl Halstead. The house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin, by Earl H. Morris The Trustees New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Morris, Earl Halstead.The house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin, by Earl H.

Morris The Trustees New York. A kiva is a room used by Puebloans for rites and political meetings, many of them associated with the kachina belief system.

Among the modern Hopi and most other Pueblo people, kivas are a large room that is circular and underground, and are used for spiritual ceremonies. Similar subterranean rooms are found among ruins in the North-American South-West, indicating uses by the ancient peoples.

The property was part of a acre (65 ha) homestead owned by H.D. Abrams, who supported the ruins preservation. The H.D. Abrams House in Aztec is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Aztec West, with reconstructed great kiva (right) The restored Great Kiva at Aztec Ruins.

Entrance into the Aztec Ruins National Park is now Free. Aztec West Trail Today you can follow their ancient passageways to a distant time through a self-guided tour that is approximately 45 minutes long. Explore a year old ancestral pueblo Great House of over masonry rooms and North America's largest reconstructed great kiva.

The one and only of its kind. The Great Kiva and the unique engineering marvels of its time. Aztec Ruins National Monument provides visitors an intimate opportunity to explore ancient ruins built by the ancient Ancestral Puebloans in the s.

Aztec Ruins features ceremonial, public, and storage structures as well as the "Great Kiva" the oldest and largest reconstructed Kiva in North America. Aztec Ruins National Monument: The Great Kiva - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Aztec, NM, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

I highly recommend you purchase a book from the gift shop entitled, "The House of the Great Kiva at the Aztec Ruin" by Earl H.

Morris; it's only four dollars and full of information. Exiting the House of the Great Kiva, there will be another Kiva nearby; to the right will be the eastern side of the West Ruins.

"The House of the Great Kiva at the Aztec Ruin." Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural Hist pt. 2 (): "Chronology of the San Juan Area.". Having grown up in Aztec I have visited the Ruins many times.

Mistaken for Aztec Indian ruins it gave the town and the the ruins their names. First excavated by Earl Morris inIn the PWA (Public Works Administation) funded the restoration of the Great Kiva under Morris' guidance TripAdvisor reviews. The house of the great kiva at the Aztec ruin.

Anthropological papers of the AMNH ; v. 26, pt. Aztec West includes at least multi-story rooms, 12 kivas, and one great kiva. Aztec East contains about rooms and 15 kivas. Tree ring dates place construction of Aztec West between A.D. ; the great house was occupied until the last part of the 13th century.

Aztec Ruins, about 2 miles ( km) long and 1 mile ( km) wide, contains multistory “great houses” as well as smaller pueblos. The West Ruin, open to visitors, once had more than rooms centred on an open plaza (many of which still have their original wooden roofs) and held artifacts offering a glimpse into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people.

Cite this Record. The House of the Great Kiva at the Aztec Ruin. Earl H. Morris. Anthropological Papers, New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History.

(tDAR id: ). Pictures of Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico: Roof beams and a supporting column - inside the reconstructed Great Kiva. Built and occupied over years ago, Aztec Ruins National Monument is the largest Ancestral Pueblo community in the Animas River Valley.

In use for over years, the site contains several multi-story buildings called “great houses,” each with a “great kiva”—a circular ceremonial chamber—as well as many smaller structures.The House of the Great Kiva at Aztec Ruin.

Anthropological Papers, American Museum of Natural History, Vol. 26, Part 2, New York, N.Y. Burials in the Aztec Ruin, the Aztec Ruin Annex. Anthropological Papers, American Museum of Natural History, Vol. 26, Parts 3 and 4, New York, N.Y. Notes on Excavations in the Aztec Ruin.

The last stop at the Aztec Ruins National Monument is the 40’ in diameter Great Kiva that has been rebuilt to take you back in time some years. This was the hub of social, economic, and political discussion. Stepping inside you can still hear the rumblings, or maybe that was just the tour group behind us.