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The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru

Junius Bouton Bird

The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru

by Junius Bouton Bird

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of South America -- Peru -- Chicama River Valley -- Textile industry and fabrics.,
  • Indians of South America -- Peru -- Chicama River Valley -- Antiquities.,
  • Chicama River Valley (Peru) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJunius B. Bird, John Hyslop ; with textile sections by Junius B. Bird, completed by Milica Dimitrijevic Skinner.
    SeriesAnthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 62, pt. 1., Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 62, pt. 1.
    ContributionsSkinner, Milica Dimitrijevic., Hyslop, John, 1945-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16580797M

      Archaeological research has identified the use of cultivated cotton (Gossypium barbadense) in the ancient Andes dating back to at least years ago. Because of unusual circumstances of preservation, year-old cotton fabrics from the Preceramic site of Huaca Prieta on the north coast of Peru retained traces of a blue pigment that was analyzed and Cited by:   These developments make Huaca Prieta a site of global importance in world archaeology. This landmark volume presents the findings of a major archaeological investigation carried out at Huaca Prieta, the nearby mound Paredones, and several Preceramic domestic sites in the lower Chicama Valley between and by an interdisciplinary team of.

    In the Chicama Valley and at the Preceramic sites of Huaca Prieta and Paradones, our study area in northern Peru (hereafter referred to as the wider Huaca Prieta area; Fig. 1) where we have carried out interdisciplinary archaeological excavations for the past thirteen years (Dillehay, ), this pattern changes entirely beginning – ka Author: Steven L. Goodbred, Tom D. Dillehay, Tom D. Dillehay, César Galvéz Mora, André O. Sawakuchi.   Bird Family Films: Junius and Peggy Bird (with Bob, Harry, and Tom) at Huaca Prieta, Peru,

      Simple pebble tools, ephemeral cultural features, and the remains of maritime and terrestrial foods are present in undisturbed Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene deposits underneath a large human-made mound at Huaca Prieta and nearby sites on the Pacific coast of northern Peru. Radiocarbon ages indicate an intermittent human presence dated between Cited by: Zaña Valley in northern Peru contains the earliest known canals in South America. These were small preceramic stone-lined canals which drew water from streams in the Andes Mountains region. These canals may have been built as early as 6, years ago. A lot of archaeological work has been done in Peru in relation to the preceramic cultures.


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The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru by Junius Bouton Bird Download PDF EPUB FB2

The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru. Anthropological papers of the AMNH ; v. 62, pt. The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru (Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History) Unknown Binding – by Junius Bouton Bird (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Price New from Used from Author: Junius B. Bird, John Hyslop. Archeology: The Preceramic Excavations at the Huaca Prieta Chicama Valley, Peru.

Junius B. Bird, John Hyslop, and Milico Dimitrijevic Skinner. The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta Chicama Valley, Peru / Junius B. Bird, John Hyslop ; with textile sections by Junius B. Bird completed by Milica Dimitrijevic Skinner. The Preceramic Excavations at the Huaca Prieta Chicama Valley, Peru.

Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. 62, Part 1, New York. Google ScholarCited by: Chile pepper seeds from the Preceramic archaeological sites of Huaca Prieta and Paredones in the Chicama Valley of the desert North Coast of Peru were recovered through flotation of sediment samples during excavations led by Tom Dillehay of Vanderbilt University and Duccio Bonavia (Figure 1).

These seeds were identified asFile Size: 3MB. InBird continued his research with an excavation at Huaca Prieta, a late preceramic mound in the Chicama Valley on the north coast of Peru.

This research defined the existence of preceramic cultures on the coast of Peru, adding the Initial Period and the Preceramic to the Peruvian chronology. Fig. Races of preceramic maize cobs from Paredones and Huaca Prieta. (A) Proto-Confite Morocho cob with large soft glumes; the extreme lower right tip of the cob shows the remainder of a partially charred shank fragment (arrow), a portion of which with its attached husk fragment was removed and AMS dated to – cal BP.(B) Confite Chavinense cob.

The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru. Anthropological papers of the AMNH ; v. 62, pt. 1 By Junius Bouton Bird. Huaca Prieta, also called Chicama, pre-Columbian site of the Late Preceramic Period (c.

– bc) in northern Peru, located at the mouth of the Chicama River. Archaeological excavations have revealed subterranean pit dwellings there. Huaca Prieta: A Virú Outpost in the Chicama Valley In andBird conducted archaeological excavations at Huaca Prieta, a raised mound locatedon a terrace near thePacific seashore in Chicama (Figs.

1 and 2)—formed by the accumulation of material deposited over millennia of occupation (27–31)—thatCited by: 5. Huaca Prieta is a large artificial mound located on the desert north coast of Peru.

The site was first excavated by Junius Bird in the s and more recently by a team directed by Tom Dillehay and Duccio Bonavia ().The mound measures ∼62 m in width and ∼ m in length and contains at least 32 m of cultural by: PRE-C ERAMIC ART FROM HUACA PRIETA, CHICAMA VALLEY J?nius Bo Bird While excavating pre-ceramic debris at the Huaca Prieta in the Chicama Valley just north of Trujillo two small carved gourds were found with a burial, a shallow, simple interment in the side of the community refuse dump.1 Both were inside a woven cotton pouch which measured 12 by.

In andBird conducted archaeological excavations at Huaca Prieta, a raised mound located on a terrace near the Pacific seashore in Chicama (Figs. 1 and 2)-formed by the accumulation of. The archaeologists studied two sites—Huaca Prieta and Paredones in the lower Chicama Valley on Peru’s north coast.

Some of the food remnants, stone tools and artifacts were buried underneath 7 (23 feet) to 30 meters ( feet) of human-made mound deposits.

Excavations were up to 30 meters ( feet) deep under the Huaca Prieta mound. Junius B. Bird's 4 research works with citations and 35 reads, including: The Preceramic Excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru. Huaca Prieta is the site of a prehistoric settlement beside the Pacific Ocean in the Chicama Valley, just north of Trujillo, La Libertad Province, is a part of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex, which also includes Moche (culture) sites.

Huaca Prieta was occupied as early as 14, BP (12, BC), long before the ceramics were introduced. It constitutes a huge. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bird, Junius Bouton, Preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru.

New. Bird, Junius B., John Hyslop and Milica D. Skinner,The preceramic excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru. In Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol Number 1, pp.

1– Google ScholarCited by:. Huaca Prieta is the site of a prehistoric settlement beside the Pacific Ocean in the Chicama Valley, just north of Trujillo, La Libertad Province, is a part of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex, which also includes Moche (culture) sites.

Huaca Prieta was occupied as early as 14, BP (12, BC), long before ceramics were introduced. It constitutes a huge mound of Cultures: El Brujo Archaeological Complex.Prior archeological research by Junius Bird (Bird et al., ) in the s at Huaca Prieta, a large preceramic mound site located on the southern tip of an ancient terrace in the present-day delta of the Chicama River Valley on the north coast of Peru (), yielded a long presence of maritime foragers and part-time horticulturalists initially radiocarbon dated between ~ Cited by: Bird, J.

(). Preceramic Cultures in Chicama and Virú. Memoirs of the Society for American Archaeology, 4, Bird, J.

and Hyslop, J. (). The Preceramic Excavations at the Huaca Prieta, Chicama Valley, Peru. New York: The American Museum of Natural History.