Anasazi along the Vermilion Cliffs

An Examination of the Talbot Collection

This book provides a site description and examines the artifacts taken from the Talbot site and others, on private land near Kanab, Utah. The collection contains a large, diverse array of Puebloan artifacts recovered without scientific documentation. This catalog presents efforts of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures to understand the objects and to glean information about the Puebloan peoples who lived at the site and surrounding areas. A supplementary CD that contains a catalog of teh collection's artifacts is included with the book.

Table of Contents:
List of Figures
Preface: History of the Talbot Collection - Jaime L. Davis and Joel C. Janetski
1. Introduction to the Anasazi - Richard K. Talbot
2. Along Vermilion Cliffs: The Talbot Site - Diana Hawks
3. The Ideology of Death in the Puebloan World - Janiece Nelson
4. The Useless Made Useful: Pottery Form & Function in the Talbot Collection - James R. Allison
5. Tools and Toys: Worked Sherds - Janet Hagopian
6. Chipped Stone Artifacts in the Talbot Collection - Joel C. Janetski
Object Catalogue