Residential patterns at monte alban, oaxaca, Mexico.

  title={Residential patterns at monte alban, oaxaca, Mexico.},
  author={Michael C. Winter},
  volume={186 4168},
Monte Alban was founded in period I (about 500 B.C.) probably by households from previously existing villages in the Valley of Oaxaca. There is some evidence for status variation in period I households, but more information is needed to determine its role in the early development of the city. During the millennium or more of urban growth at Monte Alban a change occurred in the organization of household space from an open outward-directed focus to a closed inward-directed one. This was… CONTINUE READING

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