List of archaeological sites in Chihuahua, Mexico

This is a list of archaeological sites in Chihuahua, Mexico.

LocationsEdit

Site name Culture Nearest town (modern name) Location Type Description Photo
Bocoyna Tarahumara Bocoyna Ruins
Cerro Juanaqueña Hohokam Trincheras Ruins
Cuarenta Casas Mogollon culture[1] Vallecito Ruins. Located at Cuarenta Casas.  
Cueva del Puente Mogollon culture Vallecito Ruins. Located at Cuarenta Casas.
Cueva de la Serpiente Mogollon culture Vallecito Ruins, located at Cuarenta Casas.
Cueva Grande Mogollon culture[1] Vallecito Ruins. Located at Cuarenta Casas.
Cueva del Puente Mogollon culture Madera Ruins. Located at Cuarenta Casas.
Cueva de las Ventanas Mogollon culture Vallecito Ruins. Located at Cuarenta Casas.  
Cueva de la Momia Ciudad Madera Ruins.
Cueva de la Olla Nuevo Casas Grandes Ruins  
Cueva de la Ranchería Ciudad Madera Ruins
House of the Ovens Mogollon culture Janos Ruins located at Casas Grandes that is part of a World Heritage Site. A single-story room and four kivas. It forms part of a larger complex consisting of nine rooms and two small plazas.
House of the Serpent Mogollon culture Janos Ruins located at Casas Grandes that is part of a World Heritage Site. Originally consisted of 26 rooms and three plazas.
Cuarenta Casas Mogollon culture[1] Vallecito Ruins  
Complejo Huapoca Mogollon culture Cuarenta Casas Ruins  
Cueva de la Olla Mogollon culture Cuarenta Casas Ruins.  
Cueva Grande Mogollon culture Cuarenta Casas Ruins  
Cueva de las Jarillas Mogollon culture Cuarenta Casas Ruins  
Huápoca Mogollon culture Ciudad Madera Ruins  
House of the Macaws Mogollon culture Janos Ruins located at Casas Grandes that is part of a World Heritage Site. This site is so named because 122 birds were buried beneath its floors.
House of the Wells Mogollon culture Janos Ruins located at Casas Grandes that is part of a World Heritage Site. The large storage cistern in one of its plazas that was fed from the common network.
Nido del Aguila Mogollon culture Vallecito Ruins, located at Cuarenta Casas.
Paquimé / Casas Grandes Mogollon culture[1] Janos Ruins. Located at Casas Grandes, this is a World Heritage Site.  
La Ranchería Mogollon culture Madera Ruins. Located at Cuarenta Casas.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Austin and Lujan 40

ReferencesEdit

  • Alfredo Lopez Austin; Leonardo Lopez Lujan (2005). Mexico's Indigenous Past. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 978-08061-3723-0. Retrieved 20 November 2015.