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Author Roberts, David, 1943- author.

Title The lost world of the Old Ones : discoveries in the ancient Southwest / David Roberts.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    970.49 ROB    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    978.9 ROB    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    978.9 ROB    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 337 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
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Summary "In The Lost World of the Old Ones, David Roberts expands and updates the research from his 1996 classic, In Search of the Old Ones. As he elucidates startling archaeological breakthroughs, Roberts also recounts his past twenty years of far-flung exploits in search of spectacular prehistoric ruins and rock-art panels known to very few modern travelers. His adventures range across Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado and illuminate the mysteries of the Ancestral Puebloans and their contemporary neighbors the Mogollon and Fremont, as well as of the more recent Navajo and Comanche. Roberts uses his climbing and exploratory know-how to reach the remote sanctuaries of the Old Ones hidden high on nearly vertical cliffs, many of which are unknown to archaeologists and park rangers."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314) and index.
Contents Waldo's catwalk -- The cowboy's Indians -- Things -- Cedar Mesa revisited -- Chaco Meridian -- Wandering the Rez -- Land of Enchantment -I -- Land of Enchantment- II -- Exploring the fifty -- Deso days -- Return to the Basket.
Subject Pueblo Indians -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Antiquities.
Sacred space -- Southwest, New.
Rock paintings -- Southwest, New.
Southwest, New -- Antiquities.
Roberts, David, 1943- -- Travel -- Southwest, New.
Southwest, New -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780393241624 (hbk.)
0393241629 (hbk.)

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