Ceramic from the Early Components at Nancy Patterson Village

Author(s): Charmaine Thompson

Year: 2019


This is an abstract from the "Archaeological Research in Montezuma Canyon, San Juan County, Utah" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.

Nancy Patterson Village (42SA2110) is a large Ancestral Pueblo site in southeastern Utah. The site spans the entire Ancestral Pueblo sequence, although most of the remains come from two relatively short periods when it was a village-sized settlement. Brigham Young University excavated at the site from 1983 through 1986, with a research design that focused on comparing households and public archaeology from the later (Pueblo III) village with similar features from the earlier component, then thought to date to the early AD 900s. Recent reanalysis of the pottery from the early component suggests the chronology was more complex than previously thought. The early village was large in the 900s, but the associated middens began to form in the late 700s, with substantial deposition throughout the Pueblo I and early Pueblo II periods, probably until about AD 1000. Additionally, many of the white wares from the early component appear to have been imported from the south.

Cite this Record

Ceramic from the Early Components at Nancy Patterson Village. Charmaine Thompson. Presented at The 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. 2019 ( tDAR id: 450470)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -124.365; min lat: 25.958 ; max long: -93.428; max lat: 41.902 ;

Record Identifiers

Abstract Id(s): 24150