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Unformatted text preview: o Living inside of large circular compounds o Horticulturalist not as intense as farmers or agriculturalist o Also hunters and foragers o Food-sharing ethic o Frequent residential moves Us South West and Northern Mexico = o Ancestral home to Pit-house dwellers oval/ circular to Pueblo-dwellers (AD 800) Depression with central hearth o Mesa Verde, CO Pit-house excavation and pueblos showing transition o Kivas religious places Why the trend towards rectilinear architecture: o Easier to partition interior space o Facilitates grain storage within dwelling o In temperate latitudes, keeps domesticated animals and humans warm o Easier to defect dwelling and its contents o Overall accords with long-term investment in place and nucleation of human settlement...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course ANTH 123 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08