Excavations at San José Mogote 1: The Household Archaeology

Kent V. Flannery and Joyce Marcus, with a multidimensional scaling of houses by Robert G. Reynolds

San José Mogote, an early village and chiefly center in Mexico’s Oaxaca Valley, was excavated over a fifteen-year period. This volume reports in detail on every Early and Middle Formative house recovered, including a complete inventory of artifacts, features, plants, animal bones, and craft raw materials by house, with extensive piece-plotting of items on house floors and dooryards. Reynolds’ multidimensional scaling confirms the presence of distinct wards within the community. Future volumes will cover the public, religious, and mortuary archaeology.

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Read more about the Oaxaca Project at Archaeological Research in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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Publisher: Museum of Anthropology

Year of Publication: 2005

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Pages: 494

Price: $45

Print ISBN: 978-0-915703-59-3

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-951519-86-5

Monograph Series / Number: Memoirs No. 40

Tables / Illustrations: 4 tables, 335 illustrations