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Micro Analyses of 17th Century Adobe Bricks from the “New” Church at Pecos, New Mexico (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Peter Kováčik. Jennifer Milligan. Cody Dalpra. R. A. Varney.

The clash of Pueblo farmers and Spanish missionaries in central New Mexico marks the transition from prehistoric maize farming to the modern era along the Rio Grande River. The interaction between Native Americans and Spanish was not totally either peaceful or confrontational. The first church, built in the 1620s, was later burned during the Pueblo Revolt when Spanish were forced to leave, then rebuilt when relations improved. Four bricks from the new church (Mission de Nuestra Senora de los...