prehistory http://ksjd.org en The Complicated History and Prehistory of Yucca House http://ksjd.org/post/complicated-history-and-prehistory-yucca-house <p>Yucca House is one of the largest archeological sites in southwest Colorado, and acted as an important community center for Ancestral Puebloan people from about A.D. 1150 to 1300. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with local archaeologist and researcher Fred Blackburn about this important prehistoric site, the history of research at the site, and how the site originally know as "Aztec Springs" became "Yucca House".</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:17:41 +0000 Jeff Pope 4638 at http://ksjd.org The Complicated History and Prehistory of Yucca House Prehistoric Pottery at Hovenweep National Monument http://ksjd.org/post/prehistoric-pottery-hovenweep-national-monument <p>The archaeological remains at Hovenweep National Monument near the Colorado/Utah Border offer many mysteries that archaeologists are working on to find out more about these enigmatic prehistoric tower sites. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with archaeologist Jonathan Till about the latest research completed on pottery from Hovenweep, and what it tells us about its 13th century inhabitants.</p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:25:41 +0000 Tom Yoder 4261 at http://ksjd.org Prehistoric Pottery at Hovenweep National Monument