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Canyon de Chelly, Its People and Rock Art

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With the exception of the Grand Canyon itself, none of the great gorges of the American Southwest is more uniquely beautiful than Canyon de Chelly, with its sheer red cliffs and innumerable prehistoric Indian dwellings. Of all the important centers of prehistoric Anasazi culture, only this magnificent canyon shows an unbroken record of settlement for more than 1,000 years. In this liberally illustrated book, rock art authority Campbell Grant examines four aspects of the spectacular canyon: its physical characteristics, its history of human habitation, its explorers and archaeologists, and its countless rock paintings and petroglyphs. Grant surveys 96 sites in the two main canyons and offers an interpretation of the rock art found there.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816505234
Author:
Grant, Campbell
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Location:
Tucson :
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
History - Prehistoric
Subject:
Primitive
Subject:
Petroglyphs
Subject:
Rock paintings
Subject:
Chelly, Canyon de
Subject:
History - Prehistoric & Primitive
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Arizona.
Subject:
Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)
Subject:
Archaeology, Navajo
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. (ADM)
Publication Date:
19780131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
290
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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