Chaco’s mystery exaggerated?

Chaco’s mystery exaggerated?

Professor says ancestral Puebloan site but one town in a much larger trading network stretching to Mexico
Steve Lekson, a University of Colorado archaeology professor, takes a practical view of the ancestral Puebloan community in Chaco Canyon. He sees it as but a single town in a larger trading network stretching to Mexico. Pueblo Bonito, in Chaco Canyon, in northwestern New Mexico is a focal point of a community that flourished from the 800s to the 1100s.
This August 2012 photo shows doorways at Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon.
Steve Lekson, a University of Colorado archaeology professor, said the Chaco people traveled to Mesoamerica and visa versa, part of a broad trading network.
Steve Lekson, a well-known archaeology professor and author, speaks to his fans after a talk about Chaco Canyon at the Anasazi Heritage Center recently.

Chaco’s mystery exaggerated?

Steve Lekson, a University of Colorado archaeology professor, takes a practical view of the ancestral Puebloan community in Chaco Canyon. He sees it as but a single town in a larger trading network stretching to Mexico. Pueblo Bonito, in Chaco Canyon, in northwestern New Mexico is a focal point of a community that flourished from the 800s to the 1100s.
This August 2012 photo shows doorways at Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon.
Steve Lekson, a University of Colorado archaeology professor, said the Chaco people traveled to Mesoamerica and visa versa, part of a broad trading network.
Steve Lekson, a well-known archaeology professor and author, speaks to his fans after a talk about Chaco Canyon at the Anasazi Heritage Center recently.
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