CAASW 2011 coverUniversity of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Anthropological Papers Series Number 9

 

Astronomy and Ceremony in the Prehistoric Southwest: Revisited

 Collaborations in Cultural Astronomy

 Papers selected from the 2011 Conference on Archaeoastronomy of the American Southwest

 

Gregory E. Munson, Todd W. Bostwick, and Tony Hull

Editors


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Table of Contents


Foreword

W. James Judge


Under Southwest Skies: Origin and Evolution of Archaeoastronomy of the American Southwest

E.C. Krupp

 

The Morning Star/Rain/Maize Complex in the American Southwest

Polly Schaafsma

 

The Enigmas of Fajada Butte

J. McKim Malville

 

Migration, Ceremonial Staffs, and Chacoan Architecture

Andrew M. Munro and J. McKim Malville

 

Heaven on Earth: The Chaco North Road

James M. Copeland

 

Gobernador Knob and Huerfano Mesa: A Navajo Landscape

David M. Brugge

 

An Archaeological and Geological Study of Three Shadow-Casting Stones at the V Bar V Rock Art Site in Northern Arizona

Todd W. Bostwick, Paul A. Lindberg, and Kenneth J. Zoll

 

New Evidence of Tewa-style Moiety Organization in the Mesa Verde Region, Colorado

Robert L. Bernhart and Scott G. Ortman

 

A Proposed Solar/Lunar Observation Station at Salmon Pueblo

Brooks M. Marshall and Larry L. Baker

 

Petroglyph Based Archaeoastronomy Sites in the Northern San Juan Region of Colorado

Virginia Wolf and Edward Wheeler                                                                                       

 

Using Architectural Documentation to Assess Architecture and Features Associated with Astronomical Observations: Case Studies at Mesa Verde National Park

Gregory E. Munson                                                   

 

Solar/Lunar Archaeological Alignments: A Method of Evaluating a Set of Observations for the Likelihood of False Positives

Tony Hull, Carol Ambruster, and Elizabeth Jewell

 

Cultural Astronomy in the Field

Jarita Holbrook          

 

Looking Up and Down and Asking How and Why: Challenges for Modern Archaeoastronomy in the American Southwest

Gregory E. Munson, Todd W. Bostwick, and Tony Hull, Editors

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