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New Mexico ruins' mystery unravels

New Mexico ruins' mystery unravels
trefwoorden: VS - New Mexico - eten - materiaal - transport - Azteken
Ancient Puebloans hauled food, materials more than 50 miles to site.
Ancient Puebloans imported maize - carrying the dried corn as cobs and ground meal for up to 55 miles - to feed laborers building mysterious, towering structures in the New Mexico desert.
In fact, Chaco Canyon's great ceremonial houses, including Pueblo Bonito and Aztec, could not have been built if not for imported maize, say Colorado scientists whose research will be published this week in a national science journal.

Lees verder bij: Denver Post (14 oktober 2003)