Archeology - Platform Mounds & Hierchy-The Hohokam Classic Period (Elson)

Used for ritual rather than habitation 2 ballcourts a

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Unformatted text preview: g Hohokam architecture: Ballcourts and Platform Mounds i. Significant time and energy investments to build them ii. Used for ritual rather than habitation 2. Ballcourts a. Majority found in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona b. Large, oval depressions with raised embankments c. Varied in size, depth, and orientation d. Courts are orientated in all directions, perhaps related to an astronmaical or mythological...
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