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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 1000 and 1450 (inclusive)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date1000-1450en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-22T15:29:59Z
dc.date.available2016-08-22T15:29:59Z
dc.date.issued1000-1450en_US
dc.identifier267073en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3270en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/183401
dc.descriptionSouth side (Hlaukkwima); looking across to north side in the distance; An ancient pueblo belonging to a Tiwa-speaking Native American tribe of Puebloan people. The pueblos are considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States. This has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taos Pueblo's most prominent architectural feature is a multistoried residential complex (the largest Pueblo structure still existing) of reddish-brown adobe, built on either side of the Rio Pueblo. The North side of the Pueblo (Hlaauma) is divided by the Rio Pueblo (also called Red Willow Creek) from the South side (Hlaukkwima). The Pueblo's website states it was probably built between 1000 and 1450 CE. The original purpose was defense, with several foot thick adobe walls. As late as 1900, access to the rooms on lower floors was by ladders on the outside to the roof, and then down an inside ladder. In case of an attack, outside ladders could easily be pulled up. In the pueblo, electricity, running water, and indoor plumbing are prohibited. There are about 150 full time residents, and about 1900 Taos Indians living on Taos Pueblo lands. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 9/5/2015)en_US
dc.format.mediumadobe; wooden_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectHousingen_US
dc.subjectNative North Americansen_US
dc.subjectPueblo (Native American style)en_US
dc.titleTaos Puebloen_US
dc.title.alternativePueblo de Taosen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-NA-TP-B10en_US
vra.culturalContextNative Americanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypepueblos (housing complexes)en_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Native American)en_US


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