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Ritualized Animal Burials at Champagne Spring - Part II: Analysis and interpretation of burial fauna in Structure 37, Champagne Spring - 5DL2333

Author(s): Robin Lyle

Year: 2017

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Excavations in Structure 37, an early Pueblo II period kiva at Champagne Spring Ruins in Dolores County Colorado, encountered the ritualized burials of numerous turkeys, canids and an American Crow. These buried animals represented part of the final closure of the structure. The description, analysis and interpretation of these remains are discussed in detail.


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Ritualized Animal Burials at Champagne Spring - Part II: Analysis and interpretation of burial fauna in Structure 37, Champagne Spring - 5DL2333. Robin Lyle. 2017 ( tDAR id: 437904) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8MG7S38


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Champagne Spring, Structure 37 Animal Burials - Part II
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America