Antiquities of the Jemez Plateau, New Mexico

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906 - Počet stran: 55

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Strana 18 - ... two small canyons and the formerly intervening mesa. From the midst of this little park, roughly a mile square, a view of surpassing beauty is to be had. Half a mile to the south the huge mesa which is terminated by Rincon del Pueblo bounds the valley with a high unbroken line, perhaps 500 feet above the dry arroyo at the bottom.
Strana 41 - My attention was first called to the arcbaiology of the region by observing that the conic hills just mentioned appeared to be in many instances crowned with stone structures, which, on examination, proved to be ruined buildings. These are round or square, with rounded angles, and from 15 to 25 feet in diameter. The walls are...
Strana 16 - ... a considerable acreage of tillable land near by — far more than this small population would have utilized. The old trail across the neck of the mesa to the north is worn hip-deep in the rock, showing constant, long-continued use. I infer that these were the fields of not only the people of Navahu but also of the more populous settlements beyond the great mesa to the north where tillable land is wanting. The Tewa Indians assert that the name ' ' Navahu ' ' refers to the large area of cultivated...

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