The Casa Grande Archaeological Zone, Pre-Columbian Astronomical Observation

Summary

This report explains that the Casa Grande Archaeological Zone is more than just the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and includes many surrounding areas. It discusses the sunrises and sunsets in relation to the summer and winter solistices and the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. It covers the time line of the enitre Hohokam existence including the Pioneer, Colonial, Sedentary and Classic periods. It relates similarities to other Mayan sites such as Chichen Itza and the similarities between the Great House of Casa Grande and the Caracol of Chichen Itza.

Cite this Record

The Casa Grande Archaeological Zone, Pre-Columbian Astronomical Observation. J.M. Malloy. 1969 ( tDAR id: 371686) ; doi:10.6067/XCV85H7DZC

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.546; min lat: 32.988 ; max long: -111.521; max lat: 33.006 ;

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Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 2000286

NADB citation id number(s): 000000146919

Notes

General Note: Duplicate of tDAR Record: 83563 - which was a citation only "Record Identifiers NADB document id number(s): 2000286 NADB citation id number(s): 000000146919

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