Great House Architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

Lekson, Stephen H.
May 1987
Archaeology;May/Jun87, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p22
Describes the architecture of the Chacoan 'Great Houses' in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. Superiority of workmanship; Architectural abilities of the Pueblo Indians; Scientific reaction to the popular Aztec theories; Explanation of the cultural peak; Continuities between Chacoan Great Houses and modern pueblos; History of the Great Houses; Pattern of room suites.


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