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Hohokam Pottery (Part 2)

Back in late 2018 I published a blog article introducing readers to Hohokam ceramics. Hohokam pottery vessels are some of the most amazing works of art across the American Southwest. Known for their complex design elements, vivid colors, and unique iconography... (more...)

Making Pottery

Part one: Making pottery, by Jeff Martin When analyzing prehistoric people in the American Southwest, How do we define different cultures? Some people might say by religion or ethnicity. Indeed, that is partly correct. However, in archaeology we go beyond... (more...)

Hohokam Jewelry

When archaeologists analyze the prehistoric Hohokam of the Phoenix valley we truly see a high culture society that was highly organized and built monumental structures. In Hohokam archaeology we are finding more evidence of a ranking system with the... (more...)